Our English study accreditations

Our school meets the most stringent standards both locally and internationally

so that our students can have the confidence that their assessment will be recognized, regardless of where they choose to study, live and work.

This assurance can only come from choosing a school that is committed to quality – a commitment that can be seen in the number of memberships and accreditations that we hold.


GV Victoria is an IRCC Designated Learning Institution:  DLI # O19319050762.  GV Victoria is regulated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills and is compliant with the Private Training Act.

Adult English Language Canada Accreditation logo for Global Village English

Languages Canada is Canada’s national language education association
representing more than 210 language education courses across Canada. LC members offer accredited English and French classes from both the public and private sectors.

Adult English PTIB Private Training Institution Branch Accreditation logo for Global Village English

GV Victoria is a PTIB-designated college.  The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations, which governs the operation of private colleges in BC.

IALC International Languages Centres Accreditation logo for Global Village English

IALC is an award-winning association of worldwide leading language schools.  IALC members are independent centres teaching the language where it is spoken. Members’ schools are run by caring and accessible individuals with a passion for language education.

Adult English EQA Education Quality Assurance accreditation logo for Global Village English

The Education Quality Assurance (EQA) seal is available to public and private institutions in B.C. that meet or exceed quality assurance standards set by the province of British Columbia, going beyond what’s required by legislation, regulatory bodies and accreditation processes.

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency for study, work and migration in Canada, as well as Australia, New Zealand and the UK. IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English.

EduCanada Accreditation logo for Global Village English in Canada

EduCanada is a joint branding initiative of the provinces and territories of Canada, which promotes Canada as the preferred world-class destination for international students. Through the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), and Global Affairs Canada, the EduCanada brand signals that our school consistently provides high-quality education to ensure that you’ll earn a world-class education at Global Village English Centres in Canada.

RYUGAKU Award 2020 logo for Global Village English in Canada

The Japan Best School Awards are awarded by Ryugaku Journal, an influential Japanese EFL / ESL magazine and education agency.
The winners of the Japan Best School award are voted for by 500 students who had studied overseas, based on quality of English language lessons, school staff, facilities, accommodation, and environment.

Accreditation Logo for Brazilian Education and Language Travel Association

BELTA – Brazilian Educational & Language Travel Association – is a non-profit civil society that works on a national scope. Launched in 1992, it was the first association into the International Education field in Latin America. Today, BELTA congregates 76 organizations, making an account of approximately 600 exchange agencies in Brazil, 30% of them already offering inbound programs in our country.