- Prestige and Professional Status
Only formally accredited institutions may display the ACTDEC symbol of quality assurance.
- Public and Professional Confidence
Members of the public and importantly, the profession, trust such a body backed by a sound code of practice and a syllabus-based range of professional qualifications.
- Joint Advertising Promotion
ACTDEC aims to have a presence at several international conferences annually and is currently displaying a series of professional awareness advertisements in prominent ELT magazines and journals.
- Web site
Promotional information about ACTDEC accreditation online. A list of accredited members and applicant members can be seen on this web site or the list can be posted to enquirers.
- Commercial Benefit
Members benefit commercially from the publicity and promotion generated by ACTDEC.
- Portfolio scheme
Access to the Teaching Practice Portfolio Scheme — important for all accredited members’ newly trained teachers and also provides worthwhile links to participating ELT schools.
In service and professional development programmes through ACTDEC. Opportunities to compare notes with other ACTDEC distance providers by networking and through workshops.
- Improved Course Standards
Through group help. Also professional advice, both academic and administrative, on meeting the ACTDEC Code of Practice and syllabus framework requirements.
Have access to independent arbitration in the event of a dispute.