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SEK Qatar Achieves NEASC Accreditation

08-05-2018

SEK International School Qatar is delighted to receive formal accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in addition to their IB World School status and authorization for the PYP, MYP and Diploma Programmes.  A globally recognized standard of excellence, NEASC Accreditation attests to a school’s high quality and integrity.

Founded in 1885, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) is an independent, voluntary, non-profit membership organization which connects and serves over 2,000 public and independent schools, technical and career institutions, colleges, and universities in New England plus International Schools in more than 65 nations worldwide.

In the final report, the NEASC team expressed, “Many of the identified strengths are the unique balance of this school, which has comprehensive and complete processes, policies, and procedures, as well as an organic professional culture that is nurtured by the Vision and values of the school. This unique balance of structure and innovative freedom gives rise to and supports the strengths identified”.

NEASC has recognised SEK Qatar as an accredited member after having successfully passed its accreditation, which is a thorough objective process of peer review through Self Study and visits from NEASC professionals.

The Visiting team commended the School on the warmth and openness of their community and the depth of their engagement in the reflective accreditation process,  

“The school, while only in its fourth year, is already an outstanding educational program and environment. The faculty is talented, dedicated, and has formed an effective and cohesive professional community with a shared vision of excellence. The SLT is simultaneously collaborative and supportive, while still setting high standards of professionalism and performance”.

SEK Qatar Principal, Vivian Arif commented, “We are really proud of this achievement; it is a validation of the collaboration and expertise of our school faculty and a testament to the strength of commitment from our parents and the outstanding profile of our talented, globally minded students.  Obtaining NEASC accreditation supports our commitment to rigorous continuous improvement and certifies that SEK Qatar students receive a first class education that meets Internationally recognised quality standards”.

About SEK International School Qatar: SEK International School Qatar opened in 2013 as part of the Ministry of Education’s Outstanding Schools Programme and joined the SEK Education Group of 8 other International schools across Spain, France and Ireland.  An IB World School, SEK Qatar is authorised to offer the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes, there are more than 55 Nationalities represented in the school.  English is the language of instruction and students have the opportunity to develop their mastery of Spanish and Arabic.  SEK Qatar has classes from Preschool 3 to Grade 12 and is situated in the prestigious West Bay district of Doha.

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