British Council-TCA English Teacher Educator Scholarship, co-presented by the British Council and the the Global English Education China Assembly (TCA), is now open for application for the online Assured Certificate in Teacher Education, which is scheduled from 19 February to 17 May 2024. Higher education teachers engaged in pre-service English language teacher education as well as teacher educators working on in-service teacher development of primary and secondary English language teachers within China's public education sector are welcome to participate.

Successful applicants will be enrolled in a three-month online Assured Certificate in Teacher Education (ACTE) training course. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded the ACTE accredited by City and Guilds UK. Top achievers will become ambassadors of the “Star Project”, a joint charitable initiative by the British Council and the Global English Education China Assembly, and will enjoy the opportunity to attend the “2024 Global English Education China Assembly” as well as receive funding for delivering local teacher education activities through innovative teacher development or teacher training sessions. 

The ACTE course fee, worth RMB12,000, will be covered by the British Council China. The “Star Project” participation, worth RMB10,000, will be jointly funded by the Organising Committee of the Global English Education China Assembly and the British Council China.

Application deadline: 23:59 on Monday, 15th January, 2024 (Beijing time)

For more information and application materials, please go to the “Downloads” section for Qualification Scholarship Project Brief, Course Brochure, British Council CPD Framework for teacher educators, Institution Approval Letter Template (which will need to be uploaded in the Application Form), and scan the QR code on the right to complete the Application Form.

You are advised to complete the Application Form on a desktop computer so that the required documents can be uploaded smoothly.