ATLANTA , March 29, 2019 /CNW/ -- 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.
Qkids is a leading online education platform that connects North American English teachers with over 500,000 Chinese students from ages 4 to 12 years old. Founded in 2015, Qkids has become a national leader in cross-cultural online learning and established offices in Shenzhen, Xiamen, Guangzhou, and Beijing. The company has completed its Series B financing round led by IDG Capital and is poised to build lasting growth across the world.
For more information, please visit https://teacher.qkids.net/.
About TESOL International Association
TESOL International Association is the trusted global authority for knowledge and expertise in English language teaching. A professional community of more than 10,000 educators representing over 150 countries, TESOL fosters the exchange of ideas to advance the expertise of those teaching English while supporting equity, diversity and multilingualism. For over 50 years, TESOL has strived to advance its mission with programs, publications and services to expand its global presence and connectivity, share its knowledge and expertise, and amplify its voice through advocacy.
For more information, please visit https://www.tesol.org/.
For further information: Suki Huang, Senior PR Manager, +86-186-8030-8586, [email protected], https://teacher.qkids.net/