Accreditation Overview

The Prague British School is:

an accredited member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS)
COBIS is a Membership Association of British Schools of quality and is a member of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) of the United Kingdom.  By virtue of this and its agreement with the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), it is able to accredit British Schools abroad, anywhere in the  world. To become an 'accredited member', schools must undergo a statutory inspection by one of the UK Government approved Inspectorates.
 
a University of Cambridge International Examinations Centre (web)
University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is the world’s largest provider of international qualifications for 14–19 year olds.
   
an IB world school (web)
The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community of schools. There are more than 900,000 IB students in over 140 countries.
   
registered with the Department for Education through QCDA (Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency)
The QCDA supports schools and colleges in national curriculum assessment and examinations delivery. (In 2012, these functions will transfer to the Department for Education).
   
a member of the European Council of International Schools (ECIS)
ECIS is a global service membership organisation that provides professional development opportunities to its members.  The ECIS membership is comprised of:
  • International Schools
  • Individuals (professional people worldwide interested in international education)
  • Organisations (including colleges, universities, providers of specialist services, publishers, manufacturers of educational equipment)
   
a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC)
HMC represents the Heads of the world’s leading independent schools.
   
an official award centre for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in the Czech Republic (web)