The International Admissions Bulletin is the publication of choice for admissions professionals in international schools.

The magazine is edited by Kim Meaden-Kendrick, a member of the Founding Team at King’s College International School Bangkok. The magazine is published and distributed free of charge by Faria Education Group, the world’s leading software provider to international schools. Click on our various issues to view top international school admissions articles from experts in the field.

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Featured Articles

Zooming Through the Lockdown

Robin wrote this article based on his experiences during Spring 2020 while he was Admissions Manager at International School of Brussels.

Building a Robust Retention Program

All recent research studies suggest the same thing: the enrollment landscape for international schools globally has shifted, resulting in an immediate need for schools (who have not already done so) to elevate their strategies and practices from that of a registrar model (gatekeepers) to that of an enrollment management model. Otherwise, the list of 40%+ reporting schools who did not meet enrollment objectives will continue to increase.

Projecting Enrolment Strategically

Projecting enrolment is probably one of the most important functions of an Admissions Manager. It is one of the main functions of his/her strategic role and it affects the way school budgets are built, new staff are hired and facilities evolve.

Zooming Through the Lockdown

Robin Berting
Robin Berting
Issue 8 - September, 2020

Robin wrote this article based on his experiences during Spring 2020 while he was Admissions Manager at International School of Brussels....

Building a Robust Retention Program

Craig Tredenick
Craig Tredenick
Issue 8 - September, 2020

All recent research studies suggest the same thing: the enrollment landscape for international schools globally has shifted, resulting in an immediate need for schools (who have not already done so) t...

Projecting Enrolment Strategically

Catalina Gardescu
Catalina Gardescu
Issue 8 - September, 2020

Projecting enrolment is probably one of the most important functions of an Admissions Manager. It is one of the main functions of his/her strategic role and it affects the way school budgets are built...

Admitting our Mistakes

Courtney Knight
Courtney Knight
Issue 8 - September, 2020

If I started out by saying ‘wow, what a year it’s been!’ it certainly wouldn’t be the first, and predictably not the last time, we will reflect together on this exceptional period as a profess...

Enrolment Management Roundtable

Cathy Tan Kathleen Ngkaion Nick Biblis Katie Rigney-Zimmermann
Cathy Tan, Kathleen Ngkaion, Nick Biblis and Katie Rigney-Zimmermann
Issue 8 - September, 2020

Enrolment management is a challenge every admissions office must face. Local culture and academic and wellness expectations need to blend with school demographics and policies in order to provide a sm...

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