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The Central Agency for Schools Abroad promotes 140 German schools abroad on behalf of the Foreign Office, and 870 domestic schools which offer the German Language Certificate of the Education Ministers Conference. The ZfA provides financial and staffing assistance for schools abroad and also provides educational quality assurance in cooperation with the German federal states.  The ZfA recognizes and supports the important goals of the Education Ministers’ Conference in schools across 95 countries.

 Deutsche Botschaft Bangkok As an officially recognized German school abroad and mediator of the German culture in terms of the Cultural Relations and Education Policy the CDSC cooperates closely with the German Embassy in Bangkok whose cultural department supports and counsels the German schools abroad in their host country. Additionally, the CDSC could benefit from a generous support of the Foreign Office for several construction projects. Furthermore the CDSC stands in close contact with the German Honorary Consulate in Chiang Mai.
 PASCH Initiative

In February 2008, the Foreign Office inaugurated the PASCH (“Schools: Partners for the Future”) initiative. This initiative strengthens a worldwide net of about 1500 partner schools which are connected to Germany in a special way. The hope is that, because of this connection,   young people will develop an enthusiastic and sustainable interest in the modern country of Germany, its society and language. The Central Agency for Schools Abroad, the Goethe-Institute, the German Academic Exchange Service and the Pedagogical Exchange Service are all agencies that operate in support of the PASCH initiative. All 140 ZfA-promoted German schools abroad and all 870 ZfA-promoted domestic language certificate schools belong to the PASCH network.

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The WDA, founded in 2003, supports the German schools abroad in fulfilling their tasks and promotes projects that serve common goals. Thus, the independent supporting organizations of the schools are given a unified voice. The WDA represents the interests of the German schools abroad towards the German Bundestag and is an important counterpart of the Cultural Relations and Education Policy while actively taking part in shaping it. As an officially recognized German school abroad the CDSC is member of the WDA.

GESS.RGB The GESS is our partner school; together we are implementing the “Global School” project for grades 10-12. Through this project and partnership, we have been able to prepare our high school students to pass the German International Abitur.  Our first students took and passed their Arbitur at CDSC in 2014.
Logo of opec The OPEC (Office of the Private Education Commission) in Thailand has been installed and administrated according to the “Private School Act” by the Thai Ministry of Education. Amongst others, the tasks of the OPEC is the quality assurance and the fund and subsidy of private education. In the framework of “Sor Chor” the OPEC accredits the standard of private schools. As an international school with a private supporting organiszation the CDSC is examined on a regular basis by the OPEC as well.
logo sor-mor-sor According to the Thai education law, in 2000 the ONESQA (Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment) has been installed. The ONESQA conducts the “Sor Mor Sor” - an inspection which is mandatory for all the schools in Thailand - on a regular basis. Thus, as well the CDSC is inspected and accredited regularly by Thai authorities.
Überseeische Missions Gesellschaft OMF Germany serves Asians holistically on the basis of the biblical image of mankind, and is working closely with the local Thai community. OMF Germany is part of OMF International, founded in 1865 by Hudson Taylor as CIM. Today, OMF International has about 1400 members all around the world, concentrated particularly among the two billion people of East and South-East Asia. One of our teachers at CDSC was sent by OMF.
Thai-Deutsche Gemeinde Chiang Mai The Thai German Church in Chiang Mai is a Protestant church in which people of all denominations are welcome. From 1994 to 2005, the services took place once a month in the auditorium of the CDSC, though they have since moved location.  In addition to the main Sunday service, the Thai German Church runs a youth group, a kids group and various house groups during the week. Most of the CDSC volunteers spend 20% of their time working at the Thai German Church.
International Schools Association of Thailand ISAT, founded in 1994, is an association of international schools in Thailand.  One of the main tasks of the ISAT has been to establish and maintain a connection between its member schools and the Thai Education Ministry. Principals of the member schools in Chiang Mai, including the CDSC, meet once a month for a business lunch.
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The Chiang Mai Circle of International School Heads is an association of the seven international schools in Chiang Mai, including the CDSC. The goal of this association is to encourage diversity in the educational experience and to facilitate greater opportunities for student learning experiences through jointly organized events (e.g., sports events). Once a month, the principals of the participating schools meet for a business lunch.

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The ISCC (International Schools Circle of Chiang Mai) is another association of the international schools in Chiang Mai, including the CDSC and two international schools in Chiang Rai. In order to promote their cooperation the Thai administrations of the participating schools meet for a business lunch once a month. 

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