Customized group programs

Custom group training is a great way to bring together a team to collaborate and learn. The English Language Centre creates several customized programs for groups to focus on specific topics, skills and knowledge that can be improved upon or further developed. Experience in custom training will support your team’s abilities, help build confidence and flourish creativity. Learning and working together will allow individual team members to expand their perspectives and foster engagement. By investing in custom group training, you will be ensuring that your team is set up for success.

Customized international Education Programs

We have many options for Customized International Education Programs to provide educational opportunities for pre-service and in-service professionals covering various fields of interest, ranging from early childhood education to the post-secondary level.

Custom Learning Solutions

International Custom Learning Solutions will prepare your team for a changing world. We will equip your team with a wide range of skills and intercultural knowledge to give you confidence in different international standards and best practices.

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Customized International Education Programs

Customized International Education Programs are designed to suit the interests and needs of educators from diverse teaching backgrounds around the world.
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The English Language Centre honoured at 14th annual BCCIE International Education Awards

The English Language Centre (ELC) is proud to receive the 2023 award for Outstanding Program in International Education.

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The English Language Centre among finalists for "Language Training Provider of the Year" award

We are thrilled to announce that the English Language Centre (ELC) has been named a finalist for the 2023 "Language Training Provider of the Year" award by Professionals in International Education (PIE).

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Welcome Dr. Seppy Masoodi – ELC Director

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Seppy Masoodi has joined the UVic English Language Centre as its new Director, as of August 22, 2022.

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Panamanian teachers become students in Canada

UVic's international community is reaching beyond new borders as host to educators in the Panama Bilingüe program, a visionary professional development initiative launched by the Panamanian Ministry of Education.

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These Acronyms are Making Me CRAZY: ESL, EFL, EAL, ELL, TEFL, TESL, TESOL, CELTA....

As someone who promotes English teaching-training programs at a university for a career, I'm constantly being asked by potential students, institutions, and even experienced teachers what all these acronyms stand for and what's the difference between them. I get questions like "Should I take a TEFL class or a TESL class?" or "What's the difference between ESL and ELL?" all the time, so I wanted to write a quick blog entry to address the confusion.

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