ESOL Scotland
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Professional Development for ESOL Practitioners in Scotland



TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. TESOL qualifications provide initial training and professional development for teachers and tutors who deliver ESOL teaching and learning. The terms TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) or ELT (English Language Teaching) are also used to describe these qualifications.


This guide provides information on TESOL qualifications available to ESOL practitioners in Scotland and contains the following sections:


Alternatively, the guide can be downloaded in Word


The SQA also deliver training sessions to providers delivering SQA ESOL assessments. If you’d like to book a training session with SQA for ESOL providers in your area, you can do so by following this link: