Global diversity has brought in a lot of changes in the teaching methods and teacher training is going through a transitional phase revolving around high teaching standards and improved performances. Teaching is considered to be a highly specialized field today in Asia and teacher quality is one of the vital factors in education. The Governing Body of Asian College of Teachers is dedicated to give teacher training in Asia a new dimension and in a country like Thailand emphasis is on high educational standards and professional development. The importance is given on educators with a good understanding of the practice of teaching profession and all training related matters from curriculum to teaching methods systematically monitored by qualified academicians. Singapore too places immense importance when it comes to teacher education.
Teaching has always been a noble profession and has been accorded immense respect in Asia and UK. Asia especially South Asian nations maintain an international standard when it comes to professionalism and assessment in teacher education, professional development, recruitment and retention etc. Quality has become the keyword when it comes to Asian teaching workforce and new teaching talents are identified and mentored and teaching professionals are always encouraged to share their best practices. Apart from Asia, huge emphasis is given on teacher training in UK and we have been designing customized courses to meet the demands of aspiring teaching professionals and Asian College of Teachers has made a considerable presence in UK as well. This has led to constant research and development on teacher training and the introduction of improvised teaching techniques and improved methodologies to produce well-equipped teaching workforce.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), which is functioning since 2009 is an ISO 9001-2008 certified company. It is also a brand of Asia Teachers Training Co. Limited, Thailand which has been into school experience programs and teacher training since 2008 and also a brand name of Asian College Of Teachers Ltd in England as well and its registration number in UK is 9939942. Asian College of Teachers is a multinational teacher training organization registered in UK and has associates and partner institutions in Europe, USA, Thailand, China and India. The projects of ACT have been accredited and acknowledged by some of the most revered educational institutes in the world. Various international institutes, government bodies, academic institutes, schools and placement agencies work in close collaboration with Asian College of Teachers. The company, which took its first step in 2009, has now evolved into one of the most reputed teacher training institutes with its academic offices in UK and Asian nations like Thailand, Singapore and India, the Governing Body acts as a pillar of support from planning to execution with the main focus on student achievement.
Asian College of Teachers has come up with this governing body and has engaged some of the great academicians who share their knowledge and expertise to create a community which will set a new direction for teacher training. With education market evolving in Asia, ACT aims to design teacher education which will meet new challenges and produce expert teaching professionals who can competently fulfil his/her professional function and display knowledge and practical skills as per the requirement. ACT is always working to improve their training quality, further strengthen the skills and incorporate the latest methods in their curriculum for their diverse student base in South East Asia, East Asia, UK and India. The Governing Body comprises of a Board of Academics which organizes meets on a regular basis thus giving teachers a chance to gain and share knowledge.
Activities of the Governing Body:-
- We have 25 to 30 teachers and professionals in our core team who are deeply involved in dispersing their expertise and experience
- ACT aspires to conduct conferences for the academicians at least twice a year
- One of the conferences will be of international level, where we might involve professionals from across the globe
- The other conference will constitute of local teachers and academicians
Asian College of Teachers also plans to develop of E-Magazine where our venture can be shared globally Various workshops will be of help for teachers who want to learn the new methods of teaching and are interested in upgrading their skills and sharing their own experience