ICTE-UQ is a provider of English language, teacher training, international development, and continuing education programs. Established in 1981, The University of Queensland’s Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ) has developed a domestic and international reputation as a centre of excellence for onshore and offshore English language training, English language teacher training and professional development, Continuing Education and Language test administration services (IELTS, Cambridge English TKT and Occupational English Test (OET).From its original establishment in 1981 as a small UQ ELICOS program and centre with one shared office and a single teaching classroom, ICTE-UQ has grown into a large, multifaceted teaching and learning institution that delivers a diverse suite of TESOL and continuing education and training programs to more than 7,000 program participants from over 60 countries each year. ICTE-UQ is committed to providing its students and program participants with exceptional teaching, learning and professional development opportunities through Experienced and professional teaching, training, program management and support staff, High quality, state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, Superior support services, Engagement with communities and industry.
At ICTE-UQ, you will learn in small classes and enjoy lots of opportunities to work in groups, speak, listen and share ideas. The Institute has an active network of more than 125 program partners in 19 countries, including some of Australia's and the world’s leading universities, government, community and corporate organisations. ICTE-UQ is involved in collaborative offshore capacity development initiatives in Vietnam and Chile and has extensive experience in the design, delivery and management of customized offshore training and consultancy programs in countries including Brazil, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mexico, Oman, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Learn from qualified and experienced teachers - UQ is home to Australia's most awarded teachers and has won more national Australian Learning and Teaching Council awards than any other university.
The Institute support active learning with lots of opportunities to enjoy speaking English and socialising with other students, as well as work at your own pace privately online. They organise daily activities such as sport, conversation clubs and trips to amazing places in and around Brisbane, and much more. As an ICTE-UQ student, you have access to the world-class facilities available on campus, including sport, art and music performances and public lectures. You will reinforce and extend classwork with richly interactive online lessons on ICTE-UQ learning platforms.
ICTE-UQ is housed in a purpose-built facility with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities that maximise opportunities for active learning and interaction. Their building is designed to let in natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows and looks into beautiful gardens and surrounding mountains. Over 200 staff members assist more than 2,500 students every year to achieve their English language goals here.
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