Who we are

International House is one of the largest and oldest groups of language schools in the world. Founded in 1953, it is a global network of 160 language schools in more than 50 countries. Schools in the network teach English, Spanish, German, French and a wide variety of other languages. Across the network, IH schools train about half of all CELTA graduates in the world. There are over 200,000 students, and IH schools employ in excess of 5,800 teachers.

For over 18 years in Romania, International House Bucharest offers high quality services to its partners and is famous for the English courses it provides.
Throughout its activity in Romania, International House Bucharest has been training over 15.000 employees in more than 350 multinational companies, which operate in all industries in our country.
The awards received along the years have proved that the motto “Happy Learners are Effective Learners” stands for a measurable reality, and the 11 excellence points out of 12, received after the last Eaquals inspection, increase the trust level and the dedication of its partners in carrying on the cooperation with number 1 centre for language teaching in Romania.
International House Bucharest is member of the most rigorous European association that supervises the standards for teaching foreign languages: European Association for Quality Language Services – EAQUALS.
During the last inspection commonly carried out jointly by quality inspectors from IHWO London and EAQUALS (in March 2018), all the international standards for a foreign language centre have been checked.
During a 4-days very strict inspection, the EAQUALS inspectors have monitored 49 specific quality standards, grouped under 12 chapters:
  1. Teaching
  2. Academic Management – Curriculum and Syllabus
  3. Academic Management – Progress Assessment and Certification
  4. Academic Management – Quality Assurance
  5. Academic Resources
  6. Other Services to Course Participants
  7. Staff Contracts, Terms and Conditions
  8. Qualifications, Experience and Training
  9. Communications
  10. Information
  11. Premises
  12. Management and Administration
All teachers have been observed in the teaching process, at all levels and for all types of courses under implementation at that time (Business English, English for kids, Romanian for foreigners, etc.), all IH employees have been interviewed and all the working procedures have been analysed thoroughly and according to the latest developments in the area.

11 excellence points out of maximum 12 possible!

FINDINGS THE QUALITY INSPECTION
by EAQUALS UK:

 

“International House Bucharest Language Training Center was inspected by Eaquals in 2018 and met the high standards required for Eaquals accreditation. The teaching, the course programmes, as well as the course organisation, the learning resources, testing and evaluation were all judged to be of high quality. It was found that the institution takes great care to protect the welfare of its clients and staff, and all publicity materials produced by the institution are accurate and truthful.

The Inspectors identified points of excellence in the following categories:

  1. Management and Administration
  2. Course Design and Supporting Systems
  3. Assessment and Certification
  4. Academic Resources
  5. Learning Environment
  6. Client Services
  7. Quality Assurance
  8. Staff Profile and Development
  9. Staff Employment Terms
  10. Internal Communications
  11. External Communications”
IH Bucharest este condusă de o echipă de experți de nivel internațional, cu certificări dintre cele mai înalte în domeniu și implicați în proiecte globale.

ISO certifications and awards granted to International House Bucharest

Cambridge award 2017 1
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