BC Certified Offshore Schools
BC certified offshore schools are authorized to offer the BC curriculum in countries
around the world. The Ministry of Education certifies, inspects and regulates offshore
schools, and ensures that they meet BC education standards. All teachers employed
in BC certified offshore schools are required to hold a valid:
- BC Certificate of Qualification (COQ); or
- Subject Restricted Independent School Teaching Certificate (SR-ISTC) with a minimum
of 2 years teaching experience (NOTE: Teachers must teach within their restricted
Read more about specific requirements for
Certificates Issued or contact the Teacher
teaching in an offshore school.
If you are currently enrolled in a BC teacher education program and are applying
for or have accepted employment in a BC certified offshore school, find out more
about applying for an SR-ISTC.