ISO Education Standards

Recognizing the importance of quality education for all, ISO has developed ISO 21001, the ISO education standards, as the first Management System for Educational Organizations. ISO Education Standards aim to improve educational institutions’ processes and quality to address the needs and expectations of those who use their services. In addition, ISO’s technical committee ISO/TC 232 develops international standards for education that describe the requirements for learning services provided outside formal education, such as ISO 29993, which covers all types of lifelong learning including vocational education and in-company training (either outsourced or in-house).

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The international standard for education

ISO 21001 is one of the international ISO standards for education established by the International Organization for Standardization, which renders management tools for organizations that offer educational products and services. Also, it intends to assist education providers to meet student’s requirements and needs

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ISO 29991:2014

Language services outside formal education — Requirements

ISO 29993:2017

Language services outside formal education — Requirements

ISO 29994:2017

Learning services outside formal education — Service requirements / Distance Learning

ISO 21001:2018

Educational organizations — Management systems for educational organizations — Requirements with guidance for use

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 Do you want to grow as an organization, institute, or agency providing non-formal education and learning services? One of the finest ways to increase your credibility and business is to get ISO certification. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published certain International Standards that are considered as a formula describing the best way of doing something (in your case, providing learning services par excellence). ISO Certification assures credibility, customer satisfaction, efficiency, effectiveness, reliability, quality, and continuous improvement. The Certification opens new doors to business and attracts new customers. ISO covers you in each case, whether you provide face-to-face or remote services via any digital medium. Target groups: Organizations and experts work in the fields of Educational Management, Educational Consultancy Services, Educational Development, MSEO, Management systems for Educational Organizations, Language Services, Universities, Vocational Training Institutions, and Colleges and Institutions of Higher Education.


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ISO 29990, Learning Services for basic and further training – Basic requirements for Service providers were published in 2010 to provide a common guideline for learning service providers at the Conception, development, and implementation of learning services beyond formal education.

ISO 29990 consists of elements that relate both to those provided by the service provider

Learning services relate to elements of the management system to support the processes of the educational institution.