The Quality Endorsement Scheme

The University of Leicester framework of Quality Assurance standards for English language providers worldwide

Quality Assurance from the University of Leicester

Measure yourself against the best

About the scheme

  • The Quality Endorsement scheme is a framework of quality standards for English language teaching providers.
  • The English Language Teaching Unit can inspect schools, colleges and courses around the world to see if they meet the standards of the Quality Endorsement scheme.
  • Institutions that meet the standards of the Quality Endorsement scheme are allowed to use the University of Leicester endorsement logo on all courses which have been inspected.
  • Students who study at endorsed institutions are guaranteed that the institutions have met minimum standards of management, teaching staff, curriculum and resources within the last two years.

Find out more about the Quality Endorsement Scheme standards frameworkclick here

Endorsed Institution

Endorsed Programmes


Endorsement Date

The Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

Institute for Language Studies

AASTMT Teacher Training Certificate


July 2016

Reasons to join the Quality Endorsement scheme with the University of Leicester

  • Benefit from the experience of a high ranking UK educational provider. The ELTU has been providing high quality English language teaching and courses for over 25 years.
  • Measure your institution against the highest standards in the ELT sector worldwide.
  • Collaborate with experienced UK ELT professionals to adopt best practice and improve standards
  • Further help with curriculum development after inspection

Professor Paul Boyle, President and Vice Chancellor University of Leicester, and Dr Jamal Ghaffar, President of AASTMT sign the QE agreement in London 2016

President and Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Boyle (University of Leicester) signs the Quality Endorsement agreement with Arab Academy President, Prof. Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghafar Ismail Farag in London, 2016.

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