Accreditation and quality assurance
To evaluate a European Baccalaureate Certificate (EB), we check the school’s accreditation. There are 2 types of school that can offer the EB:
- European Schools; and
- other accredited schools.
The European Schools were set up by the EB Board (Board of Governors of the European Schools). The EB Board manages and funds these schools.
Other accredited schools
The other accredited schools are secondary schools which were not set up by the EB Board. They can, however, offer the official EB programme and award the EB diploma.
You can find all schools that offer the EB via the Overview of accredited schools.
All European Schools are subject to the supervision of the Board of Inspectors. This board is made up of 2 inspectors from each member state (one for primary education and one for secondary). For the Netherlands, these inspectors are from the Education Inspectorate.
The Board of Inspectors and the school management ensure the quality of the European Baccalaureate.
For more information about quality assurance, see: Quality Assurance and Development in the European Schools on the Schola Europaea website.