Membership & Accreditation
COUNCIL OF BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS (COBIS)
CANDIDATE SCHOOL STATUS
BISG is officially a COBIS Candidate School. It brings a global network of schools together: 246 Schools, 172 supporting associates and 17,000 Students in 76 Countries. COBIS is the largest premier global association for British schools overseas, committed to school improvement, safeguarding, and supporting their members and the wider sector.
This means our teachers will benefit from several professional development opportunities on offer to continuously improve their professional standards. Right from inception, we will begin working to implement and embed the standards to move from a candidate school to full compliance status. Our students and parents can also be assured of the highest standards in all aspects of the school.
Read the letter below from COBIS CEO.
CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
The Cambridge Pathway prepares students for life – helping them to develop an informed curiosity and lasting passion for learning.
Cambridge International helps students become confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged. Ready to tackle the demands of tomorrow’s world, capable of shaping a better world for the future.
That’s why success with Cambridge International opens doors to the world’s best universities – in the US, the UK, Australia, Canada and beyond. It’s what you’d expect from an organisation that is part of the world-leading University of Cambridge.
With the Cambridge Pathway, students build more than just a deep understanding of their subject. They also develop higher order thinking skills so that they can apply what they’ve learned. Success in Cambridge qualifications often gives students admission to the world’s best universities – in the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany and beyond. Cambridge qualifications are accepted and valued by universities around the world, including MIT, Harvard and Cambridge.
They are recognised as qualifications that prepare and equip students with the skills they need to succeed both at university and beyond. Universities tell us that they value the independent research and critical thinking skills, as well as the deep subject knowledge that our qualifications bring.
TFL EDUCATION / CHARTERED MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE
TFL Education is an approved assessment centre for Chartered Manager, providing assessment, verification, and certification for the prestigious Chartered Manager status. Chartered Manager status is only awarded by the Royal Chartered Management Institute, London, UK.
TFL Education provides a series of fully resourced, interactive courses for students aged 10 – 18 years of age which promote the development of personal, management and leadership skills. It will provide the opportunity for suitably qualified senior leaders at British International School Gambia to gain membership of the Royal Chartered Management Institute and achieve the prestigious Chartered Manager status
This partnership will provide the opportunity for everyone at British International School Gambia (students, support staff, teaching staff, senior leadership staff and Board of Directors) to have access to leadership development programmes to support their academic, professional and social success.
It will also provide the opportunity for the business community in The Gambia to access the Royal Chartered Management Institute’s prestigious Chartered Manager status.