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The Council of British International Schools (COBIS) is a membership association that represents more than 450 schools and organisations, globally. High-quality COBIS schools, which educate over 150,000 students and employ more than 30,000 teachers, can be found in 80 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas. COBIS Supporting Associates provide a wide range of services and resources to the international schools sector.



Cambridge Assessment International Education (informally known as Cambridge International or simply Cambridge and formerly known as CIE, Cambridge International Examinations) is a provider of international qualifications, offering examinations and qualifications to 10,000 schools in more than 160 countries.

Optima Bespoke Education (Optima) provide expert and personalised advice to Korean families looking to educate their children in the UK independent school system. Its aim is to provide an unrivalled service in helping you choose the best fit school for your children so that they have a smooth and happy transition to their chosen UK school and as a result a successful educational journey thereafter in the UK.



Formed in 1977, the British Chamber of Commerce in Korea (BCCK) is a non-profit organization that represents the business interests of its 450+ members in Korea. The Chamber represents a broad spectrum of British, international and Korean companies, which share significant commercial interests in the country. The Chamber works together with the British government to promote British trade, commerce and investment in Korea and to provide trade support services to British companies seeking to enter the market.


ABRSM (The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) is the UK's largest music education body, one of its largest music publishers and the world's leading provider of music exams, holding over 650,000 assessments in more than 90 countries every year. As a registered charity, they also make significant donations towards music education initiatives around the world.


The British-Korean Society’s primary objective is to bring together all those in the UK who are interested in Korean matters. The Society enjoys continual on-going support from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea for all its activities. The Society also has an outreach programme offering post-graduate bursaries and small grants to organisations or individuals for activities or projects in sympathy with its aims of fostering friendship between the UK and Korea.