TESOL Courses for Teachers and Students

The Directory contains the latest information sent to us by institutions. If your organisation has not sent updated information, you are invited to contact the Webmaster on info@tesolanz.org.nz

Institutions which provide teacher training or ESOL tuition can have their courses listed FREE. To have your course listed, email your information to the info@tesolanz.org.nz . A listing in the Directory does not indicate endorsement of the course by TESOLANZ. Accreditation of providers is given by NZQA, which can be checked at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers/index.do.


The following document summarises TESOLANZ research into the qualifications needed for ESOL/EFL work in New Zealand.

Qualification Pathways for Teaching English Language Learners

TEFL courses around the world

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Courses for TESOL Trainees

Masters in TESOL.com Guides to help you choose and finance your MA or MEd in TESOL and language studies and develop your qualifications and career.

Year means last updated by the institution.

Ara Institute of Technology CELTA (2017)Auckland Institute of Studies CertTESOL (2017)
Auckland University of Technology; CELTA; Undergrad Studies; Postgrad Studies and for teachers with experience the FREE Master of Professional Language Studies (2017)
Bay Learning Academy TESOL , TEFL, TECSOL (2017)
IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute: Language studies and TESOL major; Trinity courses (2017)
Massey University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (2017)
University of Auckland Graduate Diploma in TESSOL (2017)
University of Canterbury College of Education: Learning & Teaching Languages (2017)
University of Otago: Grad Dip in SLT- Undergraduate studies - Postgrad Studies (2017)
University of Queensland International Diploma of Language Teaching Management (IDLTM) (2017)
Wintec School of Education; and for teachers in schools; (2017)
Victoria University’s introductory pages on language teaching. The postgraduate TESOL programmes – GradCert and MA in TESOL. Victoria University also offers a TESOL major in the BA: (2018)

Online courses

Language Fuel ELT Training can be found here 

English for Migrants - Course providers updated

"English for Migrants" refers to tuition for those migrants who have prepaid for their English study. The Tertiary Education Commission has updated the available regional providers who have English Language courses in your region. These are available on the TECwebsite.

List of ESOL Schools

All providers of ESOL programmes, whether for local or international students, can be listed here.

Kiwi English 09 524 4711 2nd Floor, 27 Davis Crescent
Newmarket, Auckland
ETC 04 385 0066 Level 2, 204 Willis St, Wellington www.etc.ac.nz
North Shore Language
09 442 4500 122 Wairau Rd, Glenfield, Auckland www.nsls.ac.nz
Bay of Plenty English Language School 07 577 1970 Level 1, 127 Durham St, Tauranga 3110 www.bopels.school.nz
Bay Learning Academy
07 574 2868
22 Taupo Avenue, Mt Maunganui www.baylearning.co.nz
English Language Centre, Waiariki Institute of Technology 07 3468999 PB 3028
Mokoia Drive, Rotorua
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