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Announcement 16 January 2015

Please find a link enclosed to an information notice addressed to all ACELS recognised English language teaching organisations, providing information on the outcome of a recent court case, and its implications for the ACELS recognised sector. Information notice to ACELS Providers.

INFORMATION
All recognised ELTOs may carry the following legend: Recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching (ELT).

The list of recognised ELT organisations is published on an annual basis at the beginning of each calendar year - please follow the link on the left for List of ACELS Recognised English Language Teaching Organisations.

All recognised ELTOs may carry the following legend: Recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching (ELT).

The Accreditation and Coordination of English Language Services (ACELS) is a legacy function of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). ACELS is currently the national body responsible for the development and management of an inspection/ recognition scheme for English Language Teaching organisations (ELTOs) nationally. All recognised ELTOs are listed on the Schools section of this website www.acels.ie. The Accreditation and Co-ordination of English Language Services (ACELS) was established in 1969 under the auspices of the Irish Department of Education & Science to control standards in ELT schools and organisations through an inspection/recognition scheme. The list of recognised ELT organisations is published on an annual basis - please follow the link on the left for The Official List of Schools and Organisations Recognised . This list includes the contact details of all recognised ELT organisations.

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Teachers Training

ACELS manages the national recognition scheme for teacher training (ELT) certificate courses. For more information on this, including the lists of 1 recognised Initial ELT certificate course providers (CELT, CELTA, TCL CertESOL) ;2 Preparatory ELT certificate course providers, please click on the Teacher Training icon on the left hand side of this page.