The role of 21st century teachers is evolving everyday with technological revolution seeping into all spheres of life including education and tremendous amount of importance is being given to early childhood education across the globe. The field of pre-primary education has changed dramatically as educating tiny tots has brought in a bunch of challenges in today’s classrooms along with the rewards. Today’s pre-primary teachers are expected to adapt to their surroundings and foster a unique learning environment that has a positive impact on the children’s all round development.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is the authorised centre for conducting Cambridge TKT all over India. TKT which stands for Teaching Knowledge Test which is an examination conducted by Cambridge, which tests the candidate’s basic teaching knowledge.
The test comprises of three core modules, with one test for each module. Candidates appearing for each test will be provided with Cambridge English certificates. Each modular test has 80 questions and continues for 80 minutes and may be taken together or separately, in any order of the candidate's preference. All authorised TKT centres are inspected by Cambridge English Language Assessment members ensuring that the centres meet their high standards.
Teaching Knowledge Test or TKT is apt for aspirants who are eager to develop themselves as a teacher, and have little or no knowledge of the modern English teaching methodologies and approaches; TKT will certainly give their teaching career a great boost! All they have to do is to register themselves and take as many modules as they want, over any time period. They will receive a Cambridge English certificate for each modular test they take.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), a renowned teacher training institution offers a cluster of teacher training courses-Pre and Primary Teacher Training (PPTT), Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), Montessori Teacher Training (MTT), Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) and Education Management along with a host of add-on courses to prepare the prospective teachers to meet the demands of modern pre-primary classrooms. The courses which are available in online mode are designed to cater to the different needs of the teaching aspirants and the candidates successfully completing the above mentioned courses will be awarded internationally recognized certificates. The trainees get the opportunity to enrol in any of the Certificate, Diploma and Post Graduate teacher training courses at ACT according to their requirements and qualifications. On successful completion of the course, the trainees get certified by Asian College of Teachers and in case of Masters Courses by Fort Hays State University. The certificates awarded have an added advantage as the word “Online” is not mentioned in the certificates.
The trainees taking any of the above courses receive a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers (ACT) and reputed Fort Hays State University (FHSU) who are taking Masters Courses which will help them stand in good stead when it comes to their teaching careers. The certificate issued by Asian College of Teachers has the valuable endorsement of national and international bodies of repute like Training Qualifications, UK (TQUK), a prestigious British awarding and Ofqual regulated body, e-learning guild, one of the oldest networking communities for e-learning professionals, Indian Montessori Association (IMA), All India Association for Educational Research (AAIER). Moreover, ACT TEFL courses are accredited by TESOL Canada & TESOL USA and are certified through the Canadian Government. All ACT qualified TEFL students can also apply for TESOL Board exam through TESOL Canada to receive an Exclusive TESOL Certificate certified and notarized by Canada and USA government.
In addition to that, ACT also enjoys proud membership of India's prestigious quality endorsement foundation under the Government of India - The Quality Council of India (QCI), Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), Association for Early Childhood Education & Development (AECED), TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai, an Indian National Eminence Professional Body for Education Early Childhood Association (ECA), that deals with development and learning in early childhood, American Association for Higher Education and Accreditation (AAHEA), International Association of Special Education, an organisation that aims to improve the quality of life for all special needs individuals, Montessori Europe (ME), an association meant to strengthen ties between Montessori professionals, Montessori Foundation and International Montessori Society.