Mission Statement

The English Teacher Training College and its associated Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) is a not-for-profit Austrian College with a dual mission:

Firstly, as a college, to provide a practical education in teacher training for trainees from the English-speaking world based solely on the candidate's academic merit.

Secondly, as a charity outreach, to promote language learning, cultural exchange and foster understanding between English-speaking countries and Austria by bringing hundreds of teachers from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, America, Canada, New Zealand and Australia into Austrian classrooms to reach every child with a free English project by the year 2020.

ABCi Headquarters in Vorchdorf, Austria

ABCi Headquarters in Gmunden, Austria


The English Teacher Training College and Bilingual English Classroom Initiative (ABCi)
Bahnhofstraße 13
4655 Vorchdorf
Tel: +43 (0) 7614 51400
Email: office@abci-english.at
ZVR-Zahl: 249983245
Bezirkshauptmannschaft Gmunden
Unternehmensgegenstand: Multikultural Lern– und Freizeitgestaltung

Original Design: Hannah May Roberts
Updated Coding: Edd Yerburgh

ABCi English Project days given free to over:

Austrian Children
ABCi Logo Fun

Our mission is to reach every pupil in Austria with native speakers from English–speaking countries by the year 2020!