SGIS Criteria for Membership

 

  1. A school shall have a clearly formulated set of objectives and an educational philosophy which shall be set forth in a written statement.

  2. There shall be evidence that the school is actively striving for excellence.

  3. The school staff (administrative, instructional and supporting) shall be of such a number and qualifications, and shall be so deployed as to provide satisfactorily for the school’s operation.

  4. The programme of studies shall, in its overall content and design, its organizational
    arrangements, and its academic and instructional policies, represent a consistent and effective implementation of the school’s objectives and philosophy.

  5. The overall programme, curricular and extra-curricular, shall be such as to provide students with the ingredients which, insofar as they are not provided by other sources available to them, are needed in the interests of general human development.

  6. The school shall provide pupil personnel services for its students which include:
    a) Maintenance of proper records.

    b) Well-planned and rehearsed procedures in cases of fire, accident, medical or other emergencies.

  7. The school shall provide or arrange for such transportation, food, residence, or other services as required in support of its programme, and shall ensure that these services meet acceptable standards of health, safety, and comfort.

  8. Instructional materials and equipment shall be adequate in quantity and appropriate in type to fulfill the basic needs of the school’s instructional programme.

  9. The school grounds, buildings, technical installations, basic furnishings, and supporting equipment shall be adequate for effective support of the total school programme.

  10. The financial resources and management of the school shall be capable of sustaining a sound educational programme consistent with its stated philosophy and objectives. The school shall have existed for a minimum of 2 years prior to membership being agreed although the application process may be begun prior to this.

The visiting team will not visit a school until it has completed two full school years.
(Adapted from ECIS Standards for Admission to membership.)

Upcoming events

  • Cyber Security: What your School Needs to Know...and Do!

    Regional Training Centre at Zurich International School Schedule: Thursday, 11th October 2018 - 08:30 - 16:00 Training Location: Zurich International School (ZIS), Steinacherstrasse 140, 8820 Wädenswil, Switzerland More info and registration

  • Girls Codeathon

    9 & 10 Nov. 2018 In recognition of the continuing challenge to increase gender diversity within STEM and Computer Science, the International School of Lausanne is partnering with GirlsCoding.org to host a Girls Codeathon on Friday 9 November and...

  • Safeguarding Workshop

    Date and time: Thursday 22 November 9:00 - Friday 23 November 16:30 Location: Aiglon College, Chesières. What is it? This two day workshop led by the Safeguarding Team at Aiglon College and Robin Watts, safeguarding trainer and consultant (...

  • EAL Jobalike

    This year's SGIS EAL Job Alike meeting will take place on Friday, 1st February 2019 at the International School Rheintal.

  • SGIS MFL Workshop

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The SGIS Annual Conference 2019

« Can we walk the talk? »

WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 1st AND 2nd 2019

at International School of Basel, Switzerland

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