The area of modern languages is one of primary concern for the Council of Europe; indeed, to achieve better European integration, important prerequisites are the improvement of communication - both at a quantitative and qualitative level - between the Member States and furthering mutual understanding between citizens, whose diverse linguistic and cultural traditions are a source of mutual enrichment.
The European Centre for Modern Languages fully partakes in this policy.
F.A.C.T. (Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers) provides support to falsely accused and wrongly convicted carers and teachers throughout the UK. F.A.C.T. gains its support from academics, criminal defence lawyers, justice groups, and from an increasing number of the press, politicians, and the general public.
The GTC is the professional body for teaching in England. Our overall purpose is to help improve standards of teaching and the quality of learning in the public interest. We work for children, through teachers.
Working in partnership, the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) promotes and funds high-quality, cost-effective teaching and research, meeting the diverse needs of students, the economy and society.
Language learning and teaching are essential to the fabric of a functioning Europe. The European Language Network holds this fabric together bringing people and institutions from different countries and cultures into contact and through joint projects and activities. We share knowledge, experience, products and services. We pursue common aims and provide a platform where mutual exchange on ideas, plans and lines of action can take place.
The primary objectives of JACET today are consistent with those of the past: the development of English language education in Japan. JACET also offers its members opportunities to exchange information on topics relevant to its goals and supports a variety of academic activities
The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the improvement of language teaching and learning both within Japan and internationally with nearly 3,000 members in chapters and affiliates across Japan as well as members abroad.
This adult literacy site provides an interactive structure for communication, educational materials, and sharing of information about literacy in the western United States and the Pacific Islands. It is part of the National Institute for Literacy's "Literacy Information and Communication System" (LINCS).
MATSDA is a non-profit making international association, which was founded in 1993 by Brian Tomlinson to bring together researchers, publishers, writers and teachers to work together towards the development of high quality materials for the learning of languages.
The Malaysian English Language Teaching Association, more popularly known as MELTA is a voluntary, non-profit organization, which was officially formed in 1982. Its stated constitutional aim is to promote English language teaching.
NATECLA (National Association for Teaching English and other Community Languages to Adults) is the national forum and professional organisation for ESOL practitioners. Individual members work in colleges, adult education centres and in the community, as teachers, managers, examiners and assessors, inspectors and teacher trainers.
The National Association for Bilingual Education is the only professional organization at the national level wholly devoted to representing both English language learners and bilingual education professionals. Along with our affiliate organizations in 23 states, we represent a combined membership of more than 20,000 bilingual and English-as-a-second-language teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, university professors and students, researchers, advocates, policymakers, and parents.
OELA's mission is to identify major issues affecting the education of English language learners, and to assist and support State and local systemic reform efforts that emphasize high academic standards, school accountability, professional training and parent involvement.
ORTESOL is an affiliate of TESOL serving teachers, administrators, researchers, and students of the ESL profession in the state of Oregon. Its purpose is to promote scholarship, disseminate information, strengthen instruction and research at all levels in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages, and to cooperate in appropriate ways with other groups having similar concerns.
The QAA's core business is to review the quality and standards of higher education in universities and colleges. It does this by auditing institutional arrangements for managing quality and standards, including arrangements for collaboration with overseas partners; and by assessing the quality and standards of teaching and learning at subject level.
QuiTE is a cross-sectoral association for teacher educators and course providers and all those working in areas related to the training, education and development of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages who care about the promotion of quality in TESOL teacher education.