Oslo International School offers a challenging international education, in English, to children of all nationalities who are in the Oslo area for a specific period, or who are interested in an international education.

To develop the unique potential of every student

Core values:

  • Respect
  • Cooperation
  • Caring
  • Challenge

Core learner outcomes

OIS students will:

  • attain, to the best of each individual's ability, high levels of understanding and competencies across a broad range of subjects
  • attain the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes to be life-long learners
  • be independent learners, active in their approach to their own learning
  • be ethical international citizens of a changing and challenging world

The OIS advantage

At OIS we demand the highest standards from all our constituents.

Our students will be:

  • included in a stimulating and caring learning environment
  • respected for the diverse cultures they represent
  • stimulated by a quality education and rigorous assessment
  • nurtured by caring, qualified teachers

Our teaching and support staff will:

  • promote and support intellectual growth and excellence in all aspects of learning
  • foster a passion for learning
  • make learning relevant, rigorous and real
  • utilise the most appropriate technology and resources available
  • be actively involved in professional development
  • provide a learning environment which enhances learning potential and encourages students to take responsibility for their own learning
  • foster respect and promote awareness and acceptance of personal and cultural diversity

OIS Strategic Vision towards 2020

The OIS Strategy 2020 was approved by the board 19 April 2016 and sets the vision for where we want to take our dynamic learning arena in the next five years. The OIS Strategy 2020 is available in full text here

A brief version of the strategic goals is available here