We are pleased to say that all of our courses can be studied internationally, we currently have Teaching Assistants and Early Years Educators in over 40 countries and this number is growing daily. All of our courses are studied online and we use an e-portfolio system, known as Ecordia, to record your evidence. Your uploaded work can be seen by you, your tutor-assessor and verifiers all at the same time. This means there is no need to submit a physical portfolio, or run the risk of your work being lost, copied or stolen.
Yes, if you are undertaking a Certificate or Diploma you do
need to be in a school which follows the National Curriculum, IPC or IGCSE. We
are supporting members of both the Council of British International Schools
(COBIS) and British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) and have links with many International
If you are undertaking the Award then you will not require a
school mentor, however if you choose to undertake a Certificate or Diploma then
you will need a Teacher in the school to act as your mentor, please view the
mentor guidance to see what this role covers. Please check with the school that
they are happy to support you, if the school are not willing to carry out observations for you then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org as we can do this for an additional fee.
To download a copy of the mentor guidance please click here.
Your mentor will support you by answering any questions you have about key aspects of school or nursery life and undertake four to six 20 minute observations of you carrying out your role in school or nursery. Mentors will have full guidance on our expectations of them.