Bow Valley College’s International ELL program accredited by Languages Canada
by Jade Joa & Alicia Smith
The International English Language Learning (ELL) program at Bow Valley College has been recognized by Languages Canada as a program meeting the industry standards among Canadian English language providers. The certification was issued by the premier language training organization in Canada, which represents over 190 accredited French and English language programs in both the public and private sectors. 
The objective of this evaluation is to guarantee the quality of Canadian language programs and protect the best interest of the students. The Quality Assurance scheme of Languages Canada evaluates six different areas:
- Student Services
- Teaching Staff
- Marketing and Promotion
- Student Admissions
This recognition certifies that our International ELL program meets and exceeds the standards of the English language education industry. As a student-centered institution, we take student success and satisfaction seriously and we create the program’s curriculum and complimentary services based on the student’s needs. We know that what we do makes a positive difference in the lives of our learners.
“This course had a good impact in my life because when I arrived here I felt fear when I heard someone speaking English […] and I never understood anything, but right now (4 months after) I can speak and keep a conversation… I lost my fear”.
Christian Torres, Spring 2014