Partner Organisations

We are pleased to work closely with the following organisations.

Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA)

AISA is dedicated to transforming student learning by leading and supporting professional growth, good governance, strategic thinking, and the wellbeing of the entire AISA community of schools.

British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA)

BESA is a trade association that works on behalf of their members to support UK-based companies that supply goods and services to the education sector. They lobby Government and decision-makers on policy issues, provide information, training and advice to their members and arrange and promote marketing opportunities and exhibitions for BESA members in the UK and internationally.

GL Education and GL Assessment are members of BESA.

British Schools in the Middle East (BSME)

BSME supports a network of high quality British international schools in the region. In addition, we facilitate an invaluable partnership between member schools and business partners specialising in educational services, products and tools.

Council of British International Schools (COBIS)

Representing over 500-member organisation, COBIS represents their interests in Britain and overseas, particularly with Government, education authorities and educational associations. COBIS is committed to advancing the interests of British schools overseas and the commercial organisations that export education resources, products and services.


EduGrowth is Australia’s education technology and innovation industry hub. Through connection and collaboration, they accelerate Australia’s EdTech ecosystem globally. EduGrowth connects a community of educators, education providers, government, consultants, investors and EdTech entrepreneurs committed to reimagining learning in the digital age.

GL Education is a member of EduGrowth.

European Council of International Schools (ECIS)

Founded in 1965, the Educational Collaborative for International Schools is a non-profit global membership organisation that supports schools in the areas of teacher development, leadership development, recruitment, and human resources, governance, and risk, complemented by grants and awards. We are made up of 500+ membership communities with 35k+ educators in 78 countries.

Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA)

Founded in 1988, FOBISIA is a not-for-profit membership organisation representing the interests of international schools in Asia that provide a British-type curriculum, previous heads of Member Schools, and educational organisations and suppliers who are of interest to Member Schools. FOBISIA promotes excellence in British-international education and coordinates with its Member Schools to deliver student enrichment and continuing professional development for Heads, Senior Leaders, and teaching and business staff.

Fischer Family Trust (FFT)

FFT is a non-profit organisation established in 2001 as part of the Fischer Family Trust. They are focussed on providing accurate and insightful information to schools which enables pupils to achieve their full potential and schools to improve.

GL Assessment is a partner of FFT.

Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC)

HMC is a professional association of heads of the world’s leading independent schools. HMC's independent schools are individual and distinctive, offering parents a rich variety of options when choosing the right education for their child. But, at the heart of every HMC school is a commitment to the benefits of a holistic educational experience: academic excellence coupled with a strong emphasis on pastoral care and exceptional co-curricular opportunities.

GL Assessment is a Gold HMC Partner.

Independent Schools Association (ISA)

Founded in 1878, the Independent Schools Association (ISA) represents the Heads of 569 of the UK’s independent schools.  ISA works closely with Headteachers and with other professional bodies to promote excellence in independent education. They provide their members  with a wide range of membership services, including high quality training courses and conferences, networking opportunities, advice and support, and actively pursue their charitable objectives by supporting a wide range of charities.

GL Assessment is a Gold Preferred Supplier of ISA

Latin American Heads Conference (LAHC)

The mission of the LAHC is to bring together centres of educational excellence reflecting the best of British and international educational practice in order to share expertise for school improvement in a spirit of reciprocal altruism that benefits all parties. The association caters specifically for schools which give special importance to the English language, both as a medium for communication and as a language of teaching and learning.