"ECIS understands the complexity of international education and what it takes to be a world-class school."

Board Chair, TASIS England


Joining ECIS as a Premium Member entitles you to a wide range of privileges and benefits, and helps promote your school or school group as a leader in the international schools sector.
Join today to enjoy the following privileges and benefits:
  • Nominate and vote for candidates for the ECIS Board of Trustees
  • Vote on business brought before the AGM

Savings to You
  • 25% to 50% discount on professional learning events, workshops, and courses
  • Save up to 30% on foreign exchange transactions through WorldFirst
  • 10% discount on recruitment advertising with TES

Promote Your School, Your Job Openings, and Grow Your Network
  • Establish a profile page for your school on ECIS Connect, our community platform, so that others can follow your school and receive your information and announcements
  • Join affinity groups on ECIS Connect that relate to your areas of interest and/or practice, growing your network of colleagues across the world, and participating in discussions and sharing of information
  • Post jobs in your school on our ECIS Connect jobs board for free, reaching thousands of education professionals

Research, Publications, and Data
  • Print subscription to ECIS Global Insights magazine
  • Surveys and reports on leadership development, professional learning, information on programmes from across our membership base
  • Unlimited access to ISC Online for Schools, a global database of international schools, where you can stay abreast of the developments in the international school market, including whether a new school is planning to open in close proximity to you

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
  • Catalyst grants to implement innovative ideas in your school
  • Outreach grants that support student service learning projects and activities
  • Fellowships in research and innovation to highlight exemplary practice, inquiry, and problem-solving
  • Award for International Understanding, for a student in your school who actively promotes international understanding
  • Promotion of International Education Award, for an adult in your school community who has made a significant contribution to international understanding

You Help the International Community
  • Your school's membership subscription helps us to underwrite research on contemporary issues of international educational import
  • Your membership sustains our advocacy efforts with curriculum providers, accreditation providers, and advancement of sector-wide principles of ethical practice
  • Your support allows us to promote the positive social impact of international schools in our work with external agencies such as the OECD, and propose ways that such agencies can collaborate with international schools in order to create far greater impact through education

To qualify for Premium School membership, your school must be accredited, inspected, and/or authorised by a recognised agency, and feature:
  • A curriculum in which the culture and educational system of two or more countries is represented;
  • A curriculum typical of one country, but located in another country and actively pursuing cultural exchange with its host country; OR
  • A diverse student body, educational aims, and curricular offerings which promote and support the values of ECIS
Premium membership starts at just £500 per year, and is based on the number of pupils enrolled in the school. An accurate quote will be provided on receipt of the membership application form. Alternatively you can use the enquiry form here to contact us for more information and a quote before applying.

Premium Membership application form