Our Story and History
Asian College of Teachers is an excellent training organization with its sole focus on high quality teacher education which boasts of a strong global presence with an impressive 20,000 enrolments and an array of international awards in its kitty. In 2016 Asian College of Teachers has been awarded Global Achievers Award for Excellence in Education by Indian Achievers Forum, India and Global Achievers Award Thailand (jointly in association with Indo-Thai Chamber of Commerce) in Bangkok and has been named one of GoAbroad's Top Rated TEFL Certification Organizations of 2016.
ACT has also been recognized on Indian soil by Indian Education Congress - 7th National Convention on Business of Education conferring Asian College of Teachers – Best Vocational Education Institute of the Year – Teacher Training at the 7th National Awards on Excellence in Education on 7th February, 2017 in New Delhi. ACT has emerged as a leading training organization which has designed and developed customized programs covering all levels of teacher education emphasizing global awareness in terms of demonstrating knowledge, skills and strategies by the future teaching professionals.
We develop customized courses for global educators
We, at ACT, are always in pursuit of excellence as we strive to impart training to future teaching professionals in the pre and primary and TEFL – Teaching English as a Foreign Language segments along with educational administration and management and the field of education with the aim to develop global educators who can lead diverse classrooms across the globe. ACT has emerged as a leading training organization showing ample promise in developing customized courses covering all levels of teacher education emphasizing global awareness in terms of demonstrating knowledge, skills and strategies by the future teaching professionals.
Accomplished academicians comprise our Board of Academics
We, at ACT believe that classroom teaching irrespective of the age group of your students is a challenging task and the intricate demands of teaching 21st century learners call for accomplished teachers and trainers who can engage students in an orderly and productive learning environment. Our Board of Academics that governs curriculum comprise of accomplished academicians from varied fields who boast of academic integrity and valuable insights with extensive wisdom and experience which add tremendous value to our teacher training courses. These scholars have developed not only courses but strategies aimed at aspiring teachers who can utilize these concepts in their teaching finally preparing them for diverse classrooms.
From 100 enrolments to 20000 enrolments
Pre and primary teacher training course, one of the key products of Asian College of Teachers was launched in 2007 with only Diploma in Pre and Primary Teacher Training with Specialization in Teaching English Program. Two more courses were added gradually - Advanced Diploma in Pre & Primary Teacher Training and Post Graduate Diploma in Pre & Primary Teacher Training. Over the years an array of specialized Courses like Teaching Grammar, Teaching Phonetics, Classroom Management, Certificate in Classroom Material Development, Montessori Teaching etc. were introduced which gained immense popularity. Asian College of Teachers which started with 100 enrolments crossed 20000 enrolments in 2015 and Asian College of Teachers plans to continue that success story and add more feathers to its cap.
An array of courses launched for today’s teaching professionals
Asian College of Teachers also launched the Diploma in Educational Administration & Management Program in 2013 to meet the growing demand of the teachers responsible for the school administration and management and looking for career growth and very recently launched courses like Certificate Course in Special Education, Integrating Technology in the Classroom, Preschool Administration and Management to meet the needs of professionals in the educational domain as today’s teachers are more likely to teach in multicultural classrooms. Moreover, we impart training so that today’s educators can collaborate on pedagogical knowledge.
We conduct School Workshops across India and abroad
Asian College of Teachers has a school association program and has been conducting workshops in India and abroad for teaching professionals. To name a few notable workshops are “Welcome to the revolution” by Mr Brian Quinby aimed at middle and high school teachers, coordinators, heads of institutions and educators touching upon the relevant topic like meeting the needs of 21st century learners. This was followed by another fruitful workshop in collaboration with Don Bosco School, Park Circus, Kolkata on “Current Trends and Issues in Educational Leadership & Management” by Dr Silvia Orata. Another noted workshop worth mentioning is the one on “Role of school leaders and effective leadership in today’s changing educational scenario” by Dr Margaret Maughan.
We design interactive workshops for professional educators
The workshops conducted are meant for educators seeking professional development and the trainers travel to the respective places to conduct workshops for a few days. The workshop is designed according to the requirement of the school so that the participating teachers bring back to classes flood of innovative ideas and it also puts emphasis on various hands on activities, games etc which engage the candidates and aid in better understanding. The workshops are usually interactive with the training enriching the minds of the candidates with relevant knowledge. These workshops involve teachers in learning activities and encourage the development of teaching communities.
ACT has worldwide associations with schools
ACT has associations with various schools in India and all over the world ranging from Qatar to China and also offers special package for group admission in case of bulk enrolment from schools or other educational institutions. Asian College of Teachers is committed to provide learning to future educators which will be an experience that is meaningful as well as beneficial for the future teachers. We provide teacher education that will prepare aspiring as well as working teaching professionals for new roles and responsibilities and acquaints them with the emerging trends in the field of teaching and training.