The 9ine Partnership Programme for member schools of the Council of International Schools.

"I'm so impressed with 9ine, from the free Q&As to the CIS workshop to the attention your team gives to understanding exactly what it is like to support digital safeguarding at international schools. We are a very niche industry with specific needs and you are meeting many of them with empathy and a commitment to child safety. I can only say thank you..."

Bekka Shadoan, IT Manager at Australian International School Phnom Penh (AISPP) - CIS Member School

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The following services and resources are available free of charge through the partnership:

The 9ine self-assessment tool developed for CIS accredited schools

Linking together the CIS International Accreditation Protocol, domains and criteria, we have created a Self-Assessment Tool for schools to use in evaluating their progress against the protocol for each of the preparatory evaluation, team evaluation and future aspiration stages.

Free services and resources  you  get through the partnership

By completing the self-assessment, you will:

  • Determine the steps that need to be taken to meet and exceed the accreditation standards related to data protection, cyber security and technology for managing safeguarding / child protection at each phase.
  • Be provided with a unique assessment framework for your school to evaluate itself against the revised protocol standards and criteria for each of the preparatory evaluation, team evaluation and future aspiration stages.
  • Gain access to tools and resources to aid your alignment with accreditation standards and review the latest research statistics on data protection compliance for international schools.
  • Receive direct support from one of 9ine's consultancy team to help answer any questions or concerns.

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Strategic leadership workshop on data privacy and cyber security

9ine provides free, virtual leadership training in the areas of data protection & security and systems in education. These are private workshops intended for internal data protection and/or IT teams at individual CIS schools.

Designed for schools who need objective and independent strategic advice these 1 hour free workshops provide clarity, transparency and momentum in tackling these tricky topics.

Paid services and resources  you  get through the partnership

Pre-requisites for a workshop:

  • Commitment from senior leadership to attend
  • Details on your current accreditation stage and next milestone
  • Three+ delegates, including at least one senior leader
  • Three privacy / cyber objectives to be achieved from the workshop
  • Three privacy / cyber priorities for the next 12 months
  • Completion of the CIS data privacy self-assessment

The workshops can be recorded and used for training purposes by the school.

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Workshop overview:

  • Discussion on your objectives and priorities.
  • Overview of changes to privacy / cyber laws, obligations and accreditation requirements that impact your school.
  • Data protection, cyber security & CIS International Accreditation.
  • Overview of global trends and their impact on your school.
  • Strategic planning for your school given the context of the above points.
  • Action plan for you to progress forward with your privacy management programme and cyber protections.

What People Say About Us

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“I first met Mark Orchison at an ISBA Conference about 6 years ago and his knowledge of independent schools and technology stuck with me. Several years later when we wished to evaluate where we were with IT staffing, infrastructure and planning, he seemed an obvious person to turn to”

Catriona Thompson
Kingham Hill School, Bursar

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“It has been a true pleasure working with 9ine over the past year. We engaged them in an ongoing contract to continue to provide security auditing services, and our IT vendor has also appreciated the extra set of eyes on their work.”

Mitch Mitchell
San Francisco Waldorf School, Advancement Director

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“9ine was strongly recommended by other schools in the region who already had a business relationship with 9ine,”

Mike Kewelar
German European School Singapore, Director of Technology

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"Andrew Cheung is like the Siri of Data Protection, you can ask him anything and he knows the answer and comes back to you almost instantaneously"

Rolly Maiquez
VERSO International School, acting DPO/I.T & Technology Director

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“They felt like an extension of our IT support team for the time they were with us and were never judgemental on the approach we take with our systems and security. I’d have no concerns about recommending them (and using their services) again in the future.”

Mike Ward
Dean Trust, Head of IT

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