Asian College of Teachers (ACT) has carved a niche as a leading teacher education institute in Asia and is an excellent training organization with its sole focus on high quality teacher education which boasts of a strong global presence with an impressive 30,000 enrolments and an array of international awards in its kitty.
As for the praises, Asian College of Teachers received the 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 in 2016. ACT has also been recognized by Indian Education Congress in the 7th National Convention on Business of Education conferring Asian College of Teachers – Best Vocational Education Institute of the Year – Teacher Training on Excellence in Education on 7th February, 2017 in New Delhi and awarded with the Skill Learning Award at the 8th National Awards on Excellence in Education by the Indian Education Congress on 13th February, 2018 for the second time in a row.
ACT also featured in GoAbroad's Top Rated Organizations & Programs for two years in a row - 2016 & 2017 for its coveted TEFL programs. ACT has been listed among “The 10 Best Vocational Education and Training Institutes in India 2018” by esteemed The Knowledge Review magazine and among the 'Top 10 Promising Institutes for Distance Learning' in India for the year 2018 for the second time in a row as per the Higher Education Review India Magazine. More recently, Asian College of Teachers has been named among the ‘10 Most Trustworthy Companies to Watch for in 2020’ by the esteemed Business Sight Magazine. It had also received the prestigious Community Choice Awards 2019, (Teach Abroad category) by www.gooverseas.com where winners were selected by 1,000,000+ strong community, based on their program reviews. ACT was also featured in GoAbroad’s Top Rated TEFL Certification Organization of 2018 being the 3rd time that ACT received this recognition from GoAbroad. Asian College of Teachers has won the prestigious IESA Award on 22nd February, 2020 in Bangkok for being the "Outstanding Teacher Education/Training College". International Education Summit and Awards conferred this award on ACT for its significant contribution in the field of teacher training.
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.
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.
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 30000+ enrolments in 2015 and Asian College of Teachers plans to continue that success story and add more feathers to its cap.
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.
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.
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 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.