Affiliations

Links Affiliations

Council of British International Schools

Links is officially affiliated with the Council of British International Schools (COBIS). This is an inspection and accreditation organisation recognised by the British Government and membership is by invitation only. This has given Links international recognition.

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.

The current mission statement of COBIS includes the following as its main objectives:

  • Quality assurance in member schools.
  • Representation with the British Government, with educational bodies and with the corporate sector.
  • A forum for discussion through conferences, seminars and continuing professional development.
  • A network of support through contacts, consultancies, information and marketing.

As of 2015, Links has been awarded the category of ‘Member’.

What it means to be an Associate Member

‘Associate Members’ are schools of good quality which have either successfully completed inspection of school development and improvement with a body recognised by COBIS (currently the CIS), or have satisfied COBIS of their suitability and commitment to a BSO inspection within three years.

Visit http://www.cobis.org.uk to find out more about COBIS

Pre School Learning Alliance (PLA)

Links Pre School is a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance (PLA). This organisation was the first organisation to publish guidelines and curriculum advice for pre-school groups in Pre School Learning Alliance (PLA). This organisation was the first organisation to publish guidelines and curriculum advice for Pre School groups in the United Kingdom. In the Pre School Learning Alliance groups, qualified teachers plan and implement a curriculum which promotes learning in key areas.

Go to http://www.pre-school.org.uk to find out more about the PLA

Cambridge International Examinations & the British Council

Links is officially registered & recognized by Cambridge International Examinations & the British Council.