BIS is recognized by the Ministry of Education in Kuwait and other international institutions as described below.
BIS was awarded full accreditation in January 2022 from the Council of International Schools (CIS). To receive international accreditation is a distinction in its own right, but to do it in less than 3 years from applying to be accredited and during the COVID pandemic speaks volumes as to the quality of education that BIS offers. International accreditation ensures that the quality of education, programming and support services are in-line with international standards. Click here
to view BIS Accreditation Timeline and here
for BIS Accreditation Certificate.
Based on the survey results by all BIS staff, BIS was certified in October 2022 from the Great Place To Work® Institute, Inc. a Great Place to Work. 94% of staff affirmed that “when you join the company, you are made to feel welcome”. 94% of staff affirmed that “people care about each other”. 93% of staff affirmed that “I’m proud to tell others I work here”.
Additionally, BIS is a Near East Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA) affiliate school. Affiliate status provides BIS an opportunity to receive expertise professional development for staff members through conferences and copies of professional development articles and other professional materials. Furthermore, it allows BIS to keep up to date with educational trends and ensures that BIS is committed to best teaching practices in classrooms to maximize student achievement.
In the fall of 2018, BIS obtained Invitational Institutional Membership with AAIE (Association for the Advancement of International Schools). This membership provides BIS with access to diverse leadership insights, training, mentoring, professional learning communities, curated materials and much more resources. Being a member confirms the commitment of BIS to seek full international accreditation.