North Metropolitan TAFE and
South Metropolitan TAFE received national accreditation for
English language teaching (ELT).
The accreditation is given through the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS), a recognised global leader in quality assurance for ELT in universities, colleges and high schools. The NEAS quality mark is valued by students, teachers, agents and governments.
The endorsement was given after a thorough review involving students and staff at both institutes. Polytechnic West’s Academic Manager Rhian Healy said the two training providers were the first Western Australian colleges to receive the award.
"The NEAS Quality Endorsement is an indication that the English language college within South Metropolitan TAFE is a high quality provider, achieving well above the standard in terms of student satisfaction, staff satisfaction and student outcomes," Rhian said.
North Metropolitan TAFE’s ELICOS team (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students), comprising Manager Adult Migrant English Program Richard Flack, Manager ELICOS Heather Colwell and Director of Studies ELICOS Simon Baronowitz, were also thrilled to achieve NEAS Quality Endorsement.
"The new Quality Endorsement Framework focuses on actual outcomes for students," Richard said. "NEAS provided North Metropolitan TAFE with feedback direct from key stakeholders, allowing reflection on the quality of our programs and processes from the perspective of those closely involved."
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Images: L-R: Navitas English Careers & Learning Skills Executive General Manager Sally Waite, North Metropolitan TAFE Manager AMEP, SEE, ELICOS Richard Flack and NEAS Chief Executive Mark Raven; South Metropolitan TAFE ELICOS staff