ISO 21001 Management Systems for Educational Organizations. Requirements with Guidance for Use

ISO 21001 is a stand-alone high-level structure management system standard targeting organizations providing educational products and services. It focuses on the interaction between an educational organization and the staff or other learners specifying the requirements when the organization:

  • Needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide, share and facilitate
  • the construction of knowledge while conforming with applicable statutory
  • and regulatory requirements
  • Aims to enhance the satisfaction of learners, other customers and personnel through the effective application of its EOMS, including processes for improvement of the system

What are some of the benefits?

  • better alignment of objectives and activities with policy (including mission and vision);
  • Enhanced social responsibility by providing inclusive and equitable quality education for all;
  • More personalized learning and effective response to all learners and particularly to learners with special education needs, distance learners and lifelong learning opportunities;
  • Consistent processes and evaluation tools to demonstrate and increase effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Increased credibility of the organization;
  • A means that enables educational organizations to demonstrate their commitment to effective educational management practices;
  • A culture for organizational improvement;
  • Stimulation of excellence and innovation.