Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
NEAS Australia
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Other education
Main activities
  • Research
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • International activities
Provide further details of the charity's international activities
The National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) quality endorses and offers professional development activities to 149 English Language Centres in Australia and an additional 35 international English Language Centres in Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and UAE.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) was established in 1990 in conjunction with the Commonwealth Government, in response to calls for better regulation and risk management to protect international student interests in English Language Teaching delivery. NEAS remit is to be an independent quality assurance body for the entire English Language Teaching sector in Australia and overseas, safeguarding the interests of all students, including international, domestic, migrants and refugees studying English through a tightly controlled monitoring framework. NEAS mission is to support the achievement of quality outcomes for education and training globally and advance global quality assurance. NEAS empowers knowledge partnerships with education and training communities. NEAS Quality Assurance process is supporting our members in doing the right things, the right way. NEAS supports the maintenance of Quality Endorsement through its annual desk review of our 189 endorsed centres throughout Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and United Arab Emirates, workshops delivered through the Quality Learning Series and the annual NEAS Management Conference, frequent updates through NEAS News and supporting resources on the NEAS website.In 2017, NEAS collaborated with peak bodies Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) and English Australia and supported the work on industry representation that both these member organisations do. We also supported the University English Language Centres of Australia (UECA) with the UECA PD Fests professional development for teachers by teachers. As part of the PD Fest, in Sydney and Melbourne NEAS conducted an Executive Quality Learning Series on Strategy, Risk and Governance, the first in a series of networking workshops aimed specifically at business owners, senior academic management and professional staff. These are being conducted at capital cities around the country in 2017. In August 2017, NEAS released the first in a series of online courses for managers and teachers. These are four-week courses, where participants can log in for an hour per week at their own convenience and learn about strategy, risk and governance, assessing against learning outcomes and enhancing the student experience in an online environment with participants from all over Australia.
Main beneficiary
People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
Other beneficiaries
Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • KHM
    • IDN
    • ARE
    • VNM
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 7
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 4
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 10
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 0

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
Employee expenses
Interest expenses
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
All other expenses
Total expenses
Net surplus/(deficit)
Other comprehensive income
Total comprehensive income

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Non-current loans receivable
Other non-current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Non-current loans payable
Other non-current liabilities
Total non-current liabilities
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilities
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Section E: Annual report

Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?