The Institute is committed to excellence in providing the highest quality learning and a great platform for potential global educators, education managers and educational entrepreneurs.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is a leading teacher training institution in Asia preparing global educators and creating future leaders in the field of education across the globe. ACT is registered in the UK with Asian headquarter in Bangkok, Thailand, academic office in Singapore and boasts of branches in Indian cities of Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata with operations spread across other Indian locales like Kerala, Chennai, Hyderabad and Goa providing sprawling learning spaces supported by the latest technology. Asian College of Teachers has a PAN India presence and 600 school partnerships across Asia.
About the CEO
Asian College of Teachers was established in the year 2007 by Dr. Sanjib Chakraborty, who currently serves as the CEO of the institution. Dr. Sanjib is a highly accomplished individual and a much-focused entrepreneur who holds multiple degrees from various Universities. He holds a Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of Hertfordshire, UK with two Masters – in Education (M. Ed in Curriculum & Instruction Design) and in Business Administration. He is a Certified L&D Practitioner from British Institute of Learning & Development, UK. He has also served as a lecturer at a leading University in Bangkok, Thailand and currently lectures at several international universities in Asia and conducts L & D workshops across the globe. He has been awarded Indo-Thai Chamber of Commerce (Thailand) – Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 and also at 26th Indian Achievers Summit New Delhi (India) – The Challenges of Economic Growth & Social Development Year 2010.
Courses on Offer
Meticulously designed courses by ACT have enabled thousands of teachers to become remarkable global educators. Courses designed under Pre and Primary Teacher Training (PPTT) focus both on imparting theoretical knowledge along with practical skills to the candidates. ACT now offers over 100 training courses including – TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), Pre and Primary, Nursery and Montessori Teachers Training, Early Childhood Care and Education, Educational Administration and Management, Special Education, Counselling courses, School Leadership programs, Classroom Management, Certificate in Classroom Material Development, Pre-school Administration and Management, IT in Classroom and Intensive English programs.
ACT also organizes tailor-made workshops designed primarily for trainers, teachers, instructional designers, organizational development practitioners, professionals from varied backgrounds as well as parents. ACT conducts workshops for schools, multi-national organizations, global engineering companies, navy etc.
ACT takes responsibility for the proper placement of teachers depending on their performance. It now has a strong alumni base of 30,000 teachers who are shaping the future by teaching in premier schools like Kwang Tong School, Kasintorn Saint Peter, Thailand; Maximo Nivel, San Jose, Costa Rica; Dunes International School, Saudi Arabia; and Techno India, Kolkata, India.
Awards and Accolades
For its pioneering work in the field of education, Asian College of Teachers has been awarded Asia Pacific Achievers’ Award in 2016 and Indian Education Awards in consecutive years – 2017 & 2018. It has also been accorded the second position in the ‘Top 10 Digital Learning Portals in India’ in 2017 and again listed among the ‘Top 10 Promising Institutes for Distance Learning’ in India for the year 2018 in a leading magazine.
Quality assurance is of utmost importance at Asian College of Teachers. Its quality course and mode of operations have been rewarded with invaluable accreditation, endorsement and membership like Cambridge University, Amity University, Fort Hays State University – USA, Chiang Mai University – Thailand, Training Qualifications UK, TESOL Canada, CACHE, Montessori Europe, Quality Council of India (QCI) etc.
On the Career Front
Apart from the regular classroom courses and distance learning programmes, the institution also conducts workshops for teaching professionals throughout the year. Regular campus drives/Skype/Video Conferencing with recruiters in major cities of India and Thailand are also conducted. A special International School Experience Program in Thailand offers candidates to learn about the education system in Thailand acquainting them with the culture and educational aspect. This is a great program for those aspiring for a career in Asian Schools.
Asian College of Teachers gives the learners the opportunities to learn anywhere and at any time in all modes – online, distance and blended learning. This flexibility and instant access to course materials make career development a more reachable goal for aspiring and working teaching professionals. The courses are designed keeping in mind the industry standards which enable teachers to teach anywhere they like. It also provides a demo course in case an individual is not sure about his/her career in teaching and wants to have a better understanding.
Asian College of Teachers is a leading institution which has been providing student-centric education, engaging them in collaborative learning in a supportive and well-resourced academic environment. It aims at realizing its vision of making the courses available to aspiring teachers and working teaching professionals across the globe. This will not only lead them towards a successful teaching and training career but aid them in making a strong impact on individual lives and society.