French – Centre international d'études pédagogiques

The Centre international d'études pédagogiques (CIEP) is part of the French Ministry of Education and offers French language training courses for teachers and teacher trainers in French as a foreign language. It also helps in the development of educator's websites and portals; offers DELF and DALF, two official diplomas for foreigners in French as a foreign language; and offers TCF, a standardised test, open to all candidates, designed to evaluate their current skills in French. CIEP has expertise in the design of training courses for foreign educational administrators, supports foreign language teaching and international and bilingual classes in France, and organises exchange and language assistants programmes. For more information, visit