Learning at accredited English schools in Malta
With so many possibilities for English schools, choosing the best one for your study-trip can be difficult. The best way to distinguish between the options is to ensure you choose an accredited English school in Malta.
Why should I study at accredited English schools in Malta?
In the ESL industry there are a number of quality assurance organizations whose job is to guarantee that English language schools in Malta provide a good standard of education in a decent learning environment. The process is based on various inspections and requirements that ensure students can trust accredited English schools in Malta and Gozo. That means that you focus on your studies and have trust in your school. What are the advantages of choosing an accredited English School in Malta and Gozo?
1. Quality of courses and teachers
You can expect a high standard of lessons and course materials from your English school in Malta. That’s especially important for exam preparation courses, business English or English for specific purposes. Additionally, they only hire qualified teachers, usually with years of experience in an ESL classroom. Teachers are regularly observed must attend continuous teacher-training workshops and seminars.
2. Value of certificate
There are plenty of schools who print out certificates of attendance – but are they actually valuable? The value of a certificate is based on the English school’s accreditation. Choosing a school which is both locally and internationally accredited enhances the value of your certificate. Having prestigious and renowned accreditation on your certificate makes it widely accepted for job applications and opens up more options for you.
3. Obtaining a study Visa
Whether or not your VISA application is approved can depend entirely on the type of English school in Malta you chose. The school’s reputation is a highly influential factor in visa applications. The schools that are highly accredited and undergo various licensing screening are more likely to have student visas approved. The reason is that procedures taken by the school are respected by the visa unit.
4. Student satisfaction
In order to get accredited, the schools usually have to have an effective feedback system in place that ensures any complaints are dealt with as required. When you choose an accredited school, you know that you’re in good hands.
5. Scholarship recognition
If you are applying for an English course using a scholarship such as Erasmus, Bildungsurlaub, or EU schemes, it is vital to ensure that the school you are using is highly accredited. Schools which are not up to standard will not pass the screening process required to providing funding for such scholarships.
BELS Schools are accredited by the following organisations: IALC, FELTOM, ALTO, Bindungsurlaub, Arbitur. The schools are licensed by the ELT Council, Malta Tourism Authority.
For information on the types of courses offered at BELS English schools in Malta and Gozo, contact us at [email protected].