After a bustiling and fulfilling November, Wahaha Schools
are now officially celebrating an exceptional achievement: the prestigious
recognition as a globally certified school by Cognia, the world’s largest
non-profit school accreditation organization.
Since its establishment in 2014, Wahaha Schools have
embraced the vision of delivering education with heartfelt sincerity and
creative enrichment. We have upholded the mission of cultivating international
ambassadors who appreciate Chinese culture and possess a global perspective and
This Cognia certification signifies that the educational
quality of Wahaha Schools have been acknowledged by a globally recognized
educational institution. It not only underscores our dedication to educational
excellence but also establishes us as one of the exemplary benchmarks in the
field of education. In the future, when students from Wahaha Schools apply to
top international universities, their transcripts and graduation certificates
will carry even greater weight.
Cognia is the world’s largest non-profit international school
authoritative certification body, and currently serves more than 36,000
schools, nearly 25 million students and 5 million educators in 85 countries
around the world.
Cognia accreditation inspects schools in an all-around way,
revolving around four dimensions including Cultural of Learning, Leadership of
Learning, Engagement of Learning and Growth in Learning. After a comprehensive
evaluation of the school on more than 30 standards including teaching
philosophy, curriculum, teacher team, teaching management and operation
management, it provides professional and fair evaluation results.
During the progress of accrediting, a Cognia officer said:
“If this school passes the relevant assessment of Cognia accreditation, it
tells the parents that this school is fully capable of educating your children
and giving them access to well-qualified schools around the world.”
If a school is able to pass the authoritative Cognia
certification, it means that the school has met the standards of global
educational development trends and challenges in areas such as educational
quality, assessment and improvement, student engagement, campus culture,
learning environment, information data, instructional management, daily
operations, and administrative management.
It means that the school has joined the ranks of
outstanding schools globally and stands alongside excellent educational
Cognia-accredited schools are generally recognized by
universities around the world, and students’ transcripts can also be endorsed
by Cognia. Each transcript and diploma that is certified and stamped with the
Cognia certification seal will receive a unique certification number and be
entered into the online confirmation system to facilitate inquiries by overseas
universities, international high schools, parents and students.
Schools that have been accredited by Cognia will be
generally recognized by universities around the world, and students’ transcripts
can also be endorsed by Cognia’s stamp, which means students will have more
advantages and competitiveness in the application for universities all over the
world. In addition, accredited schools will also receive regular supervision
and guidance from Cognia to continuously improve and strive for excellence.
In December 2022, Wahaha Schools were qualified as a Cognia
candidate school. From June 13 to June 16, 2023, the Cognia Accreditation
Committee reviewed Wahaha Schools in terms of academics, teachers, school
buildings, management, administration, students and parents.
Based on hundreds of pages of certification reports
submitted by Wahaha Schools. The Cognia Accreditation Committee examined in
detail the school’s curriculum, student homework, academic data, school
policies and financial data. The Cognia Accreditation Committee also conducted
many questionnaires and comprehensive communications with students and parents.
At the final result announcement meeting, the Cognia
accreditation team spoke highly of the progress Wahaha Schools have made since
it became a candidate school for certification, as well as the many
achievements the school has made since its founding, especially the
implementation of school culture, vision, the construction of diversified
culture, the construction of international courses and the quality of teaching
can well support the cultivation of students’ self-confidence and whole-person
In the process of material preparation and review, we
continue to reflect on growth, actively respond to assessment requirements,
strengthen the school’s curriculum development, continuously improve teaching
methods, and formulate better student assessment strategies. Constantly explore
the best solutions in terms of home-school cooperation, teacher training, etc.,
to ensure that multiple subjects jointly assist the growth of students, and at
the same time ensure the continuous improvement of the quality of the teaching
Wahaha Schools always move forward together with students,
continuously pushing oneself on the path of growth.