Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
At International Schooling, we encourage all stakeholders to ask us questions. We believe that only when everyone understands the vision and process that International Schooling follows, will they be able to contribute effectively towards making International Schooling a success. It is with this purpose, that we have listed down some of the most fundamental questions that will help everyone, to get a more detailed insight about us.
Answer 1: International Schooling is a schooling platform that provides students an opportunity to complete their education at their convenience. A platform that brings students, teachers, and parents under one roof of a Digital School, a digital platform that lets students study in any location, at any time and across levels of schooling/education including but not limited to K12 Schooling, post-secondary or undergraduate level, post graduate level and professional certification level.
Answer 2: Visit our website, and you'll find the 'Enquiry Form' option on the Home Page. You will find all the relevant information on our website. In case, you need any support/guidance, you are always free to write to us on [email protected]. Alternatively, you may also fill the Registration Form available on Internationalschooling.org. Please enter your correct details and begin the process of your 'learning' with us.
Answer 3: If you forget your username, you can click on the 'Forgot Username/Password' and you will be guided through a smooth process of recovering your Username/Password or creating a new one as the case may be. Additionally, you may write to us on [email protected] and we will be happy to guide you on the same.
Answer 4: International Schooling is accredited by AdvancED, the largest accrediting agency in the world. Our students after completing one or more of the many courses/levels offered by us, are issued certificates, which bear the 'accredited' status of our institution. AdvancED accreditation is recognised as a stamp of educational excellence globally.
Answer 5: Since International Schooling does not follow a traditional academic calendar, students can register and enrol in the courses at any time of the year.
Answer 6: Based on the grade/level/course you're interested in enroling for, you are required to have certain previous qualifications. Most of such requirements are already built in our 'Learning-Management System.' All such requirements regarding age and previous qualifications are available to you on our 'Learning-Management System.' Additionally, we require evidences of all such details/qualifications and credentials and you may be required to submit copies of such proofs/evidences during your enrolment.
Answer 7: No, you don't need any special technology skills. The basic knowledge on how to use a computer and internet is enough. Our Learning-Management System is very robust, simple and self-guiding. It is built to provide ease and friendliness to students. We believe that all our students must enjoy the process of learning thoroughly.
Answer 8: You can go to our website for all the courses and find out what suits you best. You can then choose the course based on your career plan and eligibility. You can always contact us for information on courses, and we'll help you choose your grade/course.
Answer 9: When you Register with us, you get the option and freedom to choose your grade/subjects, in accordance with your eligibility and preference. Upon the successful completion of your enrolment with us, you gain access to our 'Learning-Management System' where all your classes/lectures/assignments and other academic work/milestones are mentioned. You will have a clear roster/time-table of classes that you will need to attend.
Answer 10: You may not change your subject/course as you're required to complete the entire course to be promoted to another course. However, in most cases, you will have to pay for the new course that you opt for.
Answer 11: Yes, there are options of transferring your previous credits, coursework and academic accomplishments. You are guided through such options, when you enrol with us.
Answer 12: All the study materials and resources are provided online. Students can access them through their preferred (or as prescribed by International Schooling) devices, at their preferred locations and at convenient milestones during their perusal of the course.
Answer 13: All materials required for the course are provided online, and reference books/sources for further study are also suggested on our Learning-Management System. A student gets thorough information to pursue his/her studies with utmost convenience.
Answer 14: Yes, International Schooling has a dedicated pool of academicians and subject-matter experts, whose support and guidance may be sought at various times and intervals.
Answer 15: Yes, International Schooling provides you continuous and convenient guidance and support during your entire duration of association with us. We welcome you to write to us on [email protected] or else access our support-team through your account on our Learning-Management System.
Answer 16: Yes, International Schooling continuously monitors and guides all its students through its academic and support teams. All your 'Log-in' hours and your coursework is thoroughly monitored.
Answer 17: You can choose to study at your own time and location. However, International Schooling expects you to complete the prescribed number of hours that are required to efficiently complete your course and learning and earn successful credits (wherever applicable). In this manner, your attendance is important.
Answer 18: You can earn credits by choosing courses and completing them. You can also choose extra courses provided you are able to put in the prescribed time and input needed to complete such coursework.
Answer 19: You can choose to take your examinations/tests, based on the completion of certain milestones in your course. You will get all such information during the process of enrolment and pursuance of your coursework.
Answer 20: All the tests and quizzes will be provided online. Students have to progress through them sequentially and are not allowed to skip through the areas unless so is allowed by International Schooling.
Answer 21: Yes, you will receive the applicable certificate/diploma upon the successful completion of your coursework/level.
Answer 22: Each course has a different fee based on the grade/level/subjects. Once you register with us, you will be guided through our fee structure, prior to the final payment applicable to you.
Answer 23: Upon the successful completion of your course/level with International Schooling, you will be issued a certificate/diploma. You may provide this certificate/diploma to your academic counsellor/guide at the college/university that you are applying to.
Answer 25: International Schooling considers its pool of expert teachers and academicians as one of its core strengths. We have an ongoing and comprehensive study that we conduct internally, to arrive at the requirement and vacancies for teachers. We always welcome teachers from all nationalities, subjects and levels to apply to us.
If you are a teacher and are willing to be a part of this wonderful revolution in the world of teaching and learning, we welcome you to apply to us on [email protected]. with your current resume/CV accompanied with a covering letter, detailing about your current role, your availability and your vision in applying and getting empaneled in our academic team. Our Academic Council would duly evaluate your profile and candidature and come back to you. In most cases, we conduct a short online interview, followed by an online training session on the vision, product and expectations of International Schooling.
Upon the successful completion of the process above, and post successful feedback of our Academic Council members regarding your candidature, you are formally issued a letter of empanelment.
Answer 26: At International Schooling, you will enjoy the benefits and privilege of being a frontrunner at this 'new-age' endeavor of teaching and learning. You will have exposure and access to a larger and more diverse group of students, across nationalities, cultures and disciplines. You may also be provided an active platform to participate in the development and revision of curriculum, syllabus and teaching/learning mechanisms. In totality, International Schooling offers its academic team, a very rich and varied exposure to all areas of academics.
Answer 27: International schooling believes that teachers, students and all its other stakeholders should thoroughly enjoy the work, culture and challenges at International Schooling. We believe that all worthy teachers and educators must be free to decide, how much and how long will they contribute to our mission. Keeping this in mind, we offer opportunities for full-time as well as part-time engagements. You can be empaneled as a teacher at International Schooling and work at multiple other locations and institutions simultaneously.
Answer 28: At International Schooling, we have a dynamic calendar that lists down lecture timings, and then allows our empaneled teachers to choose from the lectures that they would like to take. In this manner, there is complete freedom and flexibility offered to teachers to choose their topics and time, in accordance with their convenience.
Answer 29: Yes, International Schooling pays its teachers for all their contribution and services. During your empanelment, you will be apprised of your remuneration by one of the members of our Academic Council.
Answer 30: A teacher can associate with International Schooling in many ways, besides teaching. Let us list down a few examples of such prospective associations. If you are a teacher associated with an institution, you can always choose to refer that institution for becoming our 'Study Campus'. If you support students in their Homeschooling endeavor, we welcome you to become a part of our mission, and offer such learning through our platform. We are also platform to teachers who serve the dual role of teaching and teacher-training.
You are welcome to write to us on [email protected]. and suggest us more regarding what you do, and how you would possibly like to associate with us. Our Academic Council would consider your application and thoughts, and follow it up with a discussion with you. If there are synergies between what you propose, and what we do, we will look forward to suggest a suitable model of association.
Answer 31: International Schooling is an accredited Digital School with rights and capability to impart K-12 secondary school education (Grade 6-12) and post-secondary education including diplomas and certifications.
There are 2 primary models of collaboration for schools/colleges/universities/vocational training centers/other educational institutions with International Schooling.
Schools/educational institutions may choose to become an 'authorized study campus' of International Schooling, thus offering one or many of the various courses from the range of courses offered by International Schooling.
Alternatively, schools/educational institutions may choose to offer their already existing courses and programs in collaboration with International Schooling, with the latter being an accredited 'Quality-Control and Certification Partner'. .
Answer 32: At International Schooling, we believe in imparting educational excellence. Our organization is accredited by AdvancED, the largest accrediting education agency in the world. When International Schooling partners with a school/institution, it carries the baton of educational excellence to such schools and other stakeholders including parents, leadership and most importantly, students. This collaboration reflects in further performance, improvement and growth of the school/institution. It also sets the school/institution apart from its peers, as our partners receive and radiate a 'truly' international flavor in all their academic endeavors.
Schools/institutions that we partner with, are hence able to attract better and more committed students too. Additionally, besides all these advantages, we also support the institution in achieving its purpose, vision and growth in a more comprehensive and sustainable manner.
A collaboration with International Schooling also adds and increases the credibility, professional equity and reputation of your institution.
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Answer 33: International Schooling currently works in the domains of K12/secondary schooling, undergraduate and post-graduate education, tertiary education, vocational education, professional education and post-tertiary education. This implies that we have opportunities for all levels of schools/institutions. Besides this, we offer many opportunities for privately-held institutions providing counseling, training and professional certifications to school students, graduates and working professionals.
Our wide scope and impeccable quality of work, can thus be extended to the entire ecosystem of schools, colleges, universities, institutions and training centers.
Answer 34: We welcome schools/institutions from all parts of the world, to apply for a prospective collaboration with International Schooling. You may write to us on [email protected] with a brief profile of your school/institution, and a small covering note on what you are looking for, from International Schooling. Alternatively, you may use the Application form here. Members of our Academic Council and Evaluation Board will get back to you, seeking answers to specific questions. In case they are able to see clear synergies with International Schooling, they will recommend your school/institution to the leadership. The process of selection of prospective partner schools/institutions is very transparent and simple. We encourage your school/institution to reach out to us and apply for a prospective association.