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Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)

ASCL represents more than 17,000 members, including secondary heads, deputy heads, assistant heads, bursars and business managers, college principals, vice-principals and others with whole school/college responsibility.

Discounts are available to ASCL members. Contact us for more information

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GL Education Group is a premier partner of ASCL.

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 Group is a member of BESA.

British Schools in the Middle East (BSME)

The British Schools in the Middle East (BSME) is one of the largest organisations for British Curriculum schools in the World, with over 70 member schools educating over 60,000 children in 13 countries and employing over 5,000 teachers.


GL Assessment is an associate member of BSME.

Council of British International Schools (COBIS)

Representing over 250 member organisations, COBIS is a responsive organisation, open to current and future opportunities. The association has developed markedly since its foundation, changing to meet the needs and aspirations of its growing global school membership base.

COBIS exists to serve, support and represent its member schools – their leaders, governors, staff and students by:

  • Representing member schools with the British Government, educational bodies, and the corporate sector
  • Providing effective professional development for senior leaders, governors, teachers and support staff
  • Facilitating, coordinating and supporting professional networking opportunities for British International schools
  • Brokering a cost-effective consultancy service between schools and approved educational support service providers


GL Education Group is a supporting member of COBIS.

European Council of International Schools (ECIS)

Founded in 1965, ECIS is a global membership organisation that provides professional development opportunities to its members who are comprised of international schools, individuals and educational organisations.


GL Assessment is an affiliate member of ECIS.

Exporting Education UK (ExEdUK)

Exporting Education is a new broad-based group of UK-based companies and organisations involved in education as an export (either educating foreign students in the UK or abroad) who have come together to promote the value of the sector to UK plc and its contribution to the UK’s long term competitiveness in the global economy. The group is known as ExEd for short.


GL Education Group is a member of ExEdUK


Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA)

FOBISIA is a regional federation of the leading British international schools in Asia. All of our member schools are closely scrutinised on application and have to meet an extensive range of quality standards in order to be accepted into the Federation and to retain membership of it.


GL Assessment is an affiliate member of FOBISSEA.


National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT)

NAHT is an independent trade union and professional association representing over 28,500 members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Members hold leadership positions in early years; primary; special and secondary schools; independent schools; sixth form and FE colleges; outdoor education centres; pupil referral units, social services establishments and other educational settings.

NAHT members can receive discounts on Kirkland Rowell Surveys. Contact us to find out more by emailing info@kirkland-rowell.com or call us on +44(0) 191 270 8270

GL Assessment is the official assessment provider for the NAHT.


National Governors’ Association (NGA)

The National Governors' Association is the representative body for state-funded school governors in England. The NGA is the only independent body representing school governors in England. There are over 300,000 governors; the largest volunteer group in the UK.


GL Education Group is a corporate sponsor of the NGA.

Publishers Association (PA)

The Publishers Association (PA) is the leading trade organisation serving book, journal, audio and electronic publishers in the UK.


GL Assessment is a member of PA.

SCHOOLS North East (SNE)

SNE is the first and only school-led regional network in the UK.


GL Education Group is a commercial supporter of SNE.