The Common Core State Standards are learning standards for Math and Language for Grade K – 12 that communicate goals and expectations for the knowledge and skills students should have at the end of Grade 5, 8, 10 or 12. BEIS chose these standards as an
orientation to its existing internal curriculum as they are worldwide the latest and the most detailed academic standard descriptions based on rigorous content and the application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skills. It is adopted by top-
performing countries to prepare all students for success in our global economy and society.

It underlines the importance of critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills. It gives an excellent orientation for the further development of the school’s internal curriculum. Teachers’ material, students’ books and assessments are available to give evidence of the achievements. From the beginning of School Year 2015/16 and in a three-year development process, BEIS has advanced and refined its internal curriculum. The objective ensures that all our students meet international standards in learning objectives and support the transition to further education worldwide.

The BEIS internal curriculum development is administrated by the Heads of School in consultation with teachers and outside professionals.