COBIS (Council of British International Schools) is an organisation dealing with the verification and improvement of the work of schools operating in the British system.
The Compliance and Accreditation processes require time and a lot of work of the school staff, in particular the headmistress or other person appointed to carry out the accreditation activities. It is a paid and voluntary process, run by schools that strive for self-improvement.
COBIS – Description of the Accreditation Process
Part 1 – Compliance (Membership)
During the Compliance visit at PBAW, the leader of the accreditation team observed and evaluated the school against the following standards:
Through this standard, the school strives to make the safety of children and employees a top priority. Safety includes the protection of children’s rights and thorough verification of the qualifications and experience of staff.
As part of this standard, the school focuses on providing a safe and supportive environment for all children.
A standard verifying the access of all students to facilities that support their learning and physical safety.
Through this standard, the school makes sure that the board has strategic plans for the development of the school and regards the well-being of students as the priority.
The ethos of British schools focuses on educating children towards open-mindedness, tolerance and a holistic approach to learning and student values. Inside this standard, the presence and scope of these values in the school is checked.
Thanks to the first stage of the accreditation process and obtaining COBIS membership status, we know that currently:
We invite you to familiarize yourself with the COBIS website: http://www.cobis.org.uk/