International School Awards 2020 Celebrated




The International School Awards 2020 took place in London on Monday 20th January. Over 225 senior figures from international schools and education organisations attended the event. The International School of the Year 2020 was awarded to St Andrews International School Bangkok (Primary School), Thailand.

The International School Awards are hosted by ISC Research with the support of International School Leader Magazine.

Award Category Winners

Digital Technology in Learning Initiative

Congratulations to ACS International School for winning the Digital Technology in Learning Initiative award. This award recognises a digital technology initiative that has had impact on student learning and includes evidence of developing digital responsibility as part of the initiative.







Initiative to Support Ethical Values Education

Congratulations to The British Embassy School Ankara for winning the Initiative to Support Ethical Values Education Initiative award. This award recognises an initiative that supports students in their development of ethical values which will encourage them to think and act as global citizens.







Community Initiative

Congratulations to The British International School Abu Dhabi for winning the Community Initiative award. This award recognises an initiative that involves students working with external groups such as parents, a charity, another school or the local community.


Initiative to support inclusion

Congratulations to the International Community School Amman for winning the Initiative to Support Inclusion award. This award will recognise an initiative that has had genuine impact on all children within the school including those with special learning needs.


Teaching and learning initiative

Congratulations to Qatar Academy for Science and Technology for winning the Teaching and Learning Initiative award. This award recognises a subject-specific or whole-school initiative that has supported teaching and learning to the benefit of the students.


International Impact

Congratulations to Atlanta International School for winning the International Impact award. This award recognises how international education and school ethos has had a positive impact within its locality and/or on a global scale.


Pastoral Initiative

Congratulations to New Cairo British International School for winning the Pastoral Initiative award. This award recognises an initiative that supports student wellbeing.


Initiative to Support Students as Future-Thinking Innovators

Congratulations to Branksome Hall Asia for winning the Initiative to Support Students as Future-Thinking Innovators award. This award recognises an initiative that supports future thinkers and creative innovation.


Environmental Initiative

Congratulations to St. Andrews International School Bangkok for winning the Environmental Initiative award. This award recognises an initiative that includes students and the wider school community in raising awareness and promoting change to support the environment, either locally or globally.


Strategic Leadership Initiative

Congratulations to Nanjing International School China for winning the Strategic Leadership Initiative award. This award recognises an initiative that has been collectively spearheaded by a leadership team, senior leadership team or governing body.


Initiative to Support Students' Pathways to Continued/University Education

Congratulations to Raha International School for winning the Initiative to Support Students' Pathways to Continued/University Education award. This award recognises how the initiative supports students in their pursuit of continued or university education.


Initiative to Support School Wellbeing and Safeguarding

Congratulations to Dubai College for winning the Initiative to Support School Wellbeing and Safeguarding award. This award recognises an initiative that supports school-wide wellbeing and/or safeguarding.


International School of the Year 2020

Congratulations to St. Andrews International School Bangkok for winning the International School of the Year 2020 award.





2020 Sponsors