As the Acting Head of the Wits Language School, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the exciting world of languages.
Language and communication skills are two of the most important tools available to organisations and their workforce. Changes in the global marketplace and workforce demographics are accentuating the need to leverage human capital as a competitive differentiator. Investment in language training is therefore paramount in enhancing performance and increasing competitive advantage.
The Wits Language School (WLS), one of the top language schools in South Africa, specialises in helping individuals and organisations (public and private) to achieve their language goals. We provide innovative, research-based language solutions that will positively affect the way individuals and organisations operate and communicate. Employers are presented with solutions on how they can up-skill and train their employees, to ultimately enable them to communicate effectively within the workplace.
Not only do we provide a dynamic and international learning environment, we also aim to improve our clients’ skills and knowledge. Our strict quality requirements ensure a high standard of language courses and services, through experienced and highly qualified staff.
In response to market demands, we keep improving the services we provide to our customers. We have also increased the courses offered under some of our modules – all in a bid to cater to the ever-increasing educational needs of our customers.
Our focus areas are as follows:
- Language teacher training
- Language proficiency assessment
- Language teaching – local and foreign
- Communication and language policy advising
- English language development for professionals
- English language development for academic purposes
- Translation and interpreting services - through the services agency, WITStranslate
- Translation and interpreting courses
Please browse through our website to gain a detailed understanding of the courses and services we offer. I am looking forward to meeting and building a relationship with you!
Dr Libby Meintjes
Acting Head of Wits Language School