ATLANTA , March 29, 2019 — Qkids, China’s leading online English education platform, has launched a global strategic partnership with TESOL International Association (TESOL), the world’s largest professional organization for English language teaching.
The partnership, formalized with a signing ceremony on 13 March 2019 at the TESOL 2019 International Convention and English Language Expo, aims to foster innovation in teacher training and content, as well as to advance industry research that can improve the delivery and effectiveness of English language teaching.
“By combining technology and curriculum design with pedagogical expertise, Qkids and TESOL hope to transform the English language education experience. This partnership offers teachers an opportunity to become certified with a global English education leader, and gives educators and students access to high-quality online content, teaching services, and data insights to improve learning outcomes,” said Adam Chen, Co-Founder and Global President of Qkids.
Christopher Powers, Executive Director at TESOL International Association said, “We’re pleased to partner with Qkids and look forward to strengthening our relationship to support English language teaching. TESOL International Association will provide professional resources to support the large and great teacher community of Qkids. I’m looking forward to developing further our cooperation and working together to best serve the needs of English language education across the world.” At the event to announce the agreement during the TESOL 2019 International Convention and English Language Expo, Qkids also unveiled key insights into learning behaviors and best practices from China’s burgeoning English education industry, and showcased their innovative platform, which harnesses gamification, 24/7 feedback and support, and a personalized learning management system to deliver engaging, user-friendly learning experiences.