A summary of our history
Fine-Tuned English Language Institute officially started in Loja on November 4, 1992. The creators and founders of this prestigious educational institution are two young professionals of English language teaching: Dr. Saula Aguilar de Ludeña and Lic. Edgar Iván Abad Villavicencio. This pioneer institution in offering the alternative acquisition of English, from its arduous foundational period, gradually, became the appropriate, timely and valid response to solve the pedagogical, didactic and linguistic deficiencies of the teaching and learning process of the English language, in context communicative and intercultural; deficiencies observed in the vast majority of primary and secondary schools.
Fine-Tuned English Language Institute in its hard work drives the learning of the English language in the city of Loja, and as part of its normal process of growth and evolution, it expands its field of action at the province level in the city of Catamayo and the province of Zamora Chinchipe with regular courses for children, youth and adults, without neglecting projection to other cantons. In virtue of a serious and renovating work, Fine-Tuned English Language Institute, has won in good faith the credibility and confidence of the cultured citizens of Loja, to the point of determining an exponential growth of the student population, which compromises our Educational Establishment, with incessant effort and enthusiasm, to continue improving contributions to the advancement of education, science, culture and the arts of our Loja and its zone of influence.
The mission of Fine-Tuned English Language Institute is to offer our students an efficient and effective service in the teaching and learning of the English language, achieved through the continuous improvement of the linguistic, pedagogical and technological process to optimize the development of competences, cognitive, cultural and personal skills and abilities, in order to enhance personal, professional and social improvement and achievement.
Fine-Tuned English Language Institute, in the context of knowledgeable society, globalization, the scientific-technological revolutions of the 21st century´s cultural changes and emerging values, is a provincial and national educational center, with participatory leadership and a new concept of organization, to meet the growing social and educational demands, in terms of the teaching and learning of the English language, centered on the student who learns, based on rich and intercultural exchanges as well as experiences, with recognized effectiveness and efficiency.