The standard of our teaching will be regularly assessed by professional educators

International accreditation

We may be passionate about our vision, mission and core values, but we’re also serious about maintaining our high standards in every single STEAM school. The standard of our teaching will be regularly assessed by a professional team senior academics who have been trained in important areas of school inspection including:

  • International accreditation
  • School inspection methodologies
  • School self-evaluations

BIS-Umeå will seek Affiliates and Accreditations from:

CIS is one of the world’s most widely recognized international accrediting organizations, defining educational standards and helping member schools access new international educational practices, gain recognition for accomplishments, attract qualified staff, facilitate student connections with leading universities around the world, and provide a quality international education experience to students and parents.

COBIS, as the largest educational association for international British schools overseas, exists to serve member schools of quality worldwide. COBIS is a rigorous quality assurance organization for British schools overseas that supports schools on their development journey and actively supports whole school improvement ensuring the best possible educational environments for children and young people worldwide.

BIS-Umeå will seek to offer the International Baccalaureate Programme. Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) as IB World Schools can offer any of its programmes.

All schools offering Cambridge qualifications must demonstrate their eligibility to do so by successfully registering with Cambridge Assessment International Education. Cambridge programmes and qualifications set the global standard for international education. They are created by subject experts, rooted in academic rigour and reflect the latest educational research.

Founded over 50 years ago, the European Council of International Schools (ECIS) is synonymous with excellence in leading and learning. Tapping into their vast network and resources, ECIS provides opportunities for professional development, promoting and supporting the ideals and best practices of international education.

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Our children and students learn through practice and experience – supported by great teaching, innovative resources, and an international context. They are always encouraged to be creative in their thinking and they are expected to work hard. At STEAM we actively seek out and recruit education professionals who are highly qualified, dedicated and committed to their work.