EF Accreditations and Memberships

EF has always been at the forefront of developing innovative courses and teaching materials. EF's English textbooks were written by international language experts to follow Council of Europe guidelines. In addition, you may choose to receive a certificate stating that EF courses are certified by Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), an accredited member of New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Cambridge University ESOL

The EF schools in Oxford, Brighton, Manchester, London, Bristol, Bournemouth, Dublin, Cambridge, Cape Town, New York, Boston, Miami Beach, Santa Barbara, San Francisco – Fisherman's Wharf, Seattle, San Diego, Honolulu, Vancouver, Toronto, Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland, and St. Julian’s are authorized Cambridge ESOL Exam Centres.

British Council

The EF schools in London, Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester, Brighton and Bournemouth are accredited by the British Council.

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English UK

The EF schools in London, Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester, Brighton and Bournemouth are accredited by English UK.

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ACELS

The EF school in Dublin is accredited by ACELS (The Advisory Council for English Language Schools).

ACCET

The EF schools in the USA are accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Educatino & Training).

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AAIEP

The EF schools in the USA are members of AAIEP (American Association of Intensive English Programs).

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Languages Canada

EF Vancouver and Toronto are accredited members of Languages Canada.

NEAS

The EF schools in Perth, Brisbane and Sydney are accredited by NEAS (National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited)

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ACPET

The EF schools in Perth and Brisbane are accredited by ACPET (Australian Council for Private Education and Training)

EAQUALS

The EF schools in Barcelona, Cambridge, Cape Town, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Munich, Nice and Paris are accredited by EAQUALS (The European Association for Quality Language Services).

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FLE

EF Nice is recognized with the Label Qualité Français Langue Etrangère

WYSET Confederation

The Global Organization of International Youth Travel.

SNHU

EF courses around the world are US university certified through Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). Through this certification EF students may also be eligible for US university transfer credit through SNHU for pre-approved coursework.

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CEN

EF Education First is an active participant in the Comité Européen de Normalisation

UK Border Agency

EF International Language Schools, has been licensed by the UK Border Agency to enrol international students under Tier 4 of the Points Based System

TOEFL iBT

The EF schools in Cape Town and Boston are authorized TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a foreign language) test centers.

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English Australia

The EF school in Sydney is a member of English Australia.

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English New Zealand

The EF school in Auckland is a full member of English New Zealand.

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NZQA

EF in New Zealand is registered and approved by the NZQA 7560 (New Zealand Qualifications Authority).

PPSEC

The EF school in Vancouver is also registered with the PPSEC (Private Post Secondary Education Commission of British Columbia).

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MSA

The EF school in St. Julian’s is a member of the Malta Standard Authority.

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ASELE

The EF School in Barcelona is a member of ASELE (Association for the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language)

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CAT formació

The EF School in Barcelona is a member of La Federació Empresarial Catalana de la Formació (Federació CATformació).

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Canatur

The EF school in Costa Rica is a member of Canatur.

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CILS

The school in Rome is a CILS (Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera) examination centre.

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The EF school in München is recognized by FADAF (Fachverband für Deutsch als Fremdsprache).

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TestDaF

The EF school in München is an official TESTDaF exam center.