The British Schools is affiliated to the following organisations. To read more click on the respective logo:
The International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the IBO works with schools, governments and international organisations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and life-long learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
“Academic rigour is important, but the IB's humanitarian values are everything.”
Dr. Ian Hill, Former Deputy Director General of the IB
AUCBI – Founded in 2013, AUCBI is an association of eight Uruguayan schools offering IB Programmes. The aim is to share experience and expertise to improve schools with particular reference to their interaction with the International Baccalaureate Organisation.
The Council of International Schools (CIS) is a global non-profit membership organisation that provides services to schools, higher education institutions and individuals focused on international education. The core services are School Accreditation, School Educator Recruitment and Leadership Search, and Higher Education Services that facilitate linkages between schools and colleges and universities.
The Administración Nacional de Educación Pública (ANEP) is the State organisation responsible for the planning, management, and administration of the public education system at the initial, primary, and middle levels, as well as technical college and university education. In addition to managing public education, ANEP is also responsible for the control of private educational organisations at all the above-mentioned levels.
The Asociación de Institutos de Educación Privada (AIDEP) is a civil association of persons or private educational institutions that shares school management information and whose objective is to provide a representative function before public and private organisations on pedagogical and administrative subjects.
The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is a curriculum framework designed for students aged 3 to 12. It focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside. It is defined by six transdisciplinary themes of global significance, explored using knowledge and skills derived from six subject areas, with a powerful emphasis on inquiry-based learning.