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English in Britain Accreditation Scheme

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The British Council regularly inspects members of the English in Britain Accreditation Scheme who offer courses in English as a foreign language. If they meet high standards of quality they are accredited by the British Council and are able to use the marque:

a mark of quality

Contact us
Accreditation Unit
British Council
Bridgewater House
58 Whitworth Street
Manchester, M1 6BB

Telephone +44 (0)161 957 7692
Fax +44 (0)161 957 7074

EIBAS members and non-members

Pre-inspection Briefings, book now to avoid disappointment

Regional associations of English language schools

The British Council works in partnership with:

Association of Recognised English Language Services (ARELS)

British Association of State English Language Teaching (BASELT)



Care of Juniors Info

2003 Handbook

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Inspection Application Deadlines

ELT Global Promotions 2004

Publicly available information

Pre-inspection Briefings

Prospective Members

General Information

Interested in gaining Accreditation?

Promotional Benefits

Inspection Application Deadlines


Information for Inspectors

Access the English in Britain Accreditation Scheme newsletter is published six times a year. It is distributed to all our accredited institutions and British Council Offices. The latest issue, issue 20 is now available.

Access20- the latest news letter 
            from Accreditation

Access: back issues of the Acreditation Unit Newsletter

Learning English in the UK The English in Britain Accreditation Scheme protects overseas students at accredited organisations in the UK. The Accreditation marque ensures standards of service and provides access to a complaints procedure.

Students & Agents

Why choose an accredited centre

Check to see if your choice of school/college/university is accredited

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