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In the 1960’s ISA was instrumental in the development of the International Baccalaureate Organization.

In the 1980’s ISA created an international program for middle schools (11 to 16 year old students), which with further development by the IBO became the IBMYP (International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program).

The establishment of a curriculum framework for Peace Education and Sustainable Development, designed as an instrument for schools to become more internationally minded.

The publication of “Internationalism in Schools – a Self-Study Guide” a document designed to help schools understand the extent to which they are international or internationally-minded.

Every year the ISA sponsors a “Youth Encounter” for students from member and non-member schools. Its purpose is to promote leadership within global and cultural themes. Further details: Mariely.cuevas@isaschools.org

Every two years a World Conference is organized around a theme dealing with International Education – its characteristics, development and promotion.

The ISA sponsors Oral English Examinations. These cover the Elementary, Primary, Intermediate and Secondary Stages. It combines oral communication skills, comprehension, and oral reading in English as a foreign language. Further details: mabel.manzitti@isaschools.org

The annual nomination of both the ISA International Humanism Award and the ISA Distinguished Service Award

A current project is the development of an accreditation system based on self-study. Schools who complete successfully the self-study process will be certificated by the International Schools Association.

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Education is the best instrument to build a better world. Living in peace is achieved by working together and celebrating our cultural diversity and similarity.

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