World Class Recognition

Awards and Accreditations

At GIS, we are always learning. We are therefore extremely proud of the following awards and accreditations, which are testament to our commitment to ongoing professional development and innovation:

Award

Outstanding Relocation Support

Garden International School has been recognised as offering outstanding service and significant contribution to the successful relocation of pupils, families and staff. GIS is the first school in Malaysia to be awarded the prestigious accolade, which demonstrates our exemplary practice and commitment to ensuring the smooth induction of new members to our community. We are extremely proud of the community led onboarding and orientation programmes we have in place to support all those joining GIS.

Accreditation

Apple Distinguished School

We’re pleased to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2019–2021 for our use of technology to enhance the learning experience and empower our students to be creators, communicators, collaborators and critical thinkers. At GIS we are committed to embracing new and innovative approaches to technology so that students can learn, develop and transfer the skills necessary for lifelong learning in the future workplace. The use of Apple technologies has been integral in improving and developing teaching and learning through all phases of the school. Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of innovation, leadership, and educational excellence. They use Apple technology to connect students to the world, fuel creativity, deepen collaboration, and make learning personal.

Accreditation

Council Of International Schools (CIS)

Garden International School is in its 19th year of accreditation with the Council of International Schools (CIS), which is a globally recognised and highly regarded membership community committed to high quality international education. GIS’s membership of CIS may be seen as a mark of the high quality of education provided, as well as the school’s commitment to ongoing development.

Accreditation

Western Association Of Schools And Colleges (WASC)

GIS also holds an accreditation by WASC, a process that serves as the foundation for quality education. This accreditation is a statement to the broader community and the stakeholders that it is a trustworthy institution for student learning and committed to ongoing improvement. Description required

Network and Connections

Affiliations

We are proud to be associated with the following associations and networks:

Affiliation

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE)

Part of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge Assessment International Education is a provider of international qualifications, offering examinations and qualifications to 10,000 schools in more than 160 countries.

Affiliation

Pearson Edexcel Examination Board

A world leading examination body, Pearson Edexcel qualifications combine a progressive approach with international content, allowing learners to achieve their full potential in today’s global economy.

Affiliation

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)

AQA, formerly the Assessment and Qualifications Alliance, is a UK based examination awarding body. A registered charity and independent of the government, it compiles specifications and holds examinations in a broad range of subjects at different levels including iGCSE and A Level.

Affiliation

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Awards

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a non-formal education and learning framework operating in more than 130 countries and territories around the world, through which young people’s achievements outside of academia are recognised and celebrated.

Affiliation

Association of International Malaysian Schools (AIMS)

Formed in 1997, AIMS is a non-profit membership organisation, dedicated to the advancement of international education in Malaysia, via the provision of services to its member schools.

Affiliation

East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS)

The East Asia Regional Council of Schools is an organization of 196 member schools in East Asia. Its mission is to inspire adult and student learning through its leadership and service, fostering intercultural understanding, global citizenship and exceptional educational practices within a broad reaching learning community.

Affiliation

Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA)

FOBISIA promotes excellence in British-international education and provides peer-to-peer support, continuing professional development and student enrichment opportunities for a diverse range of Member Schools in Asia.

Affiliation

South East Asian Student Activities Conference (SEASAC)

Established in 1995, SEASAC is an association of international schools in and around Southeast Asia. The purpose of the organization is to promote student/school activities which provide and encourage opportunities for healthy competition, pursuit of excellence, social and cultural interaction and the development of friendships within the region.

Affiliation

Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference

The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) which represents the heads of some 250 leading independent schools in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland and over 60 international members.

Affiliation

Taylor’s Education Group (TEG)

Taylor’s Education Group is an education holdings company that operates throughout South-East Asia. It currently holds several for-profit K-12 schools and high-education institutions,

Affiliation

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE)

Part of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge Assessment International Education is a provider of international qualifications, offering examinations and qualifications to 10,000 schools in more than 160 countries.

Affiliation

Pearson Edexcel Examination Board

A world leading examination body, Pearson Edexcel qualifications combine a progressive approach with international content, allowing learners to achieve their full potential in today’s global economy.

Affiliation

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)

AQA, formerly the Assessment and Qualifications Alliance, is a UK based examination awarding body. A registered charity and independent of the government,
it compiles specifications and holds examinations in a broad range of subjects at different levels including iGCSE and A Level.

Affiliation

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Awards

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a non-formal education and learning framework operating in more than 130 countries and territories around the world, through which young people’s achievements outside of academia are recognised and celebrated.

Affiliation

Association of International Malaysian Schools (AIMS)

Formed in 1997, AIMS is a non-profit membership organisation, dedicated to the advancement of international education in Malaysia, via the provision of services to its member schools.

Affiliation

East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS)

The East Asia Regional Council of Schools is an organization of 196 member schools in East Asia. Its mission is to inspire adult and student learning through its leadership and service, fostering intercultural understanding, global citizenship and exceptional educational practices within a broad reaching learning community.

Affiliation

Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA)

FOBISIA promotes excellence in British-international education and provides peer-to-peer support, continuing professional development and student enrichment opportunities for a diverse range of Member Schools in Asia.

Affiliation

South East Asian Student Activities Conference (SEASAC)

Established in 1995, SEASAC is an association of international schools in and around Southeast Asia. The purpose of the organization is to promote student/school activities which provide and encourage opportunities for healthy competition, pursuit of excellence, social and cultural interaction and the development of friendships within the region.

Affiliation

Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference

Our Principal, Michael Bardsley is a member of The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) which represents the heads of some 250 leading independent schools in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland and over 60 international members.

Affiliation

Taylor’s Education Group (TEG)

Established in 1995, SEASAC is an association of international schools in and around Southeast Asia. The purpose of the organization is to promote student/school activities which provide and encourage opportunities for healthy competition, pursuit of excellence, social and cultural interaction and the development of friendships within the region.