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We are committed to supporting members and the wider British international school sector through delivery and dissemination of high-quality research. We engage with regular research into the international education sector, including the COBIS Annual Research Survey and the bi-annual Teacher Supply research. The findings are used to support lobbying work, develop sustainable solutions to challenges within the sector, and inform the strategic development of the association. We also undertake a variety of research initiatives with our members and the wider sector which are available to our members. For more information and reports, please log into the COBIS Members Area

For queries regarding COBIS Research, please contact Dr Fiona Rogers, Deputy CEO and Director of Professional Development and Research:

Case Studies

Ruth Unsworth - Teacher Supply Case Study

The international sector offers teachers the opportunity to innovate their pedagogy and explore new strategies, according to Ruth Unsworth from The British School in Tokyo.

Rocio Marti - Teacher Supply Case Study

Rocio Marti discusses doing a distance learning PGCE whilst working in an international school, the prospect of moving to teach in the UK and the challenge of teacher supply.