SISU Schools®

The SISU Schools® Model gives you the option to open an international school on a shorter timeline, with an array of standardized plans and policies.
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When a customized solution is not necessary but there is still an acute need for deep expertise in key areas of the start up process, the SISU Schools® option may be an excellent choice. This pre-bundled solution includes an array of standardized services, including an expansive starter set of documentation and training materials you need for a smooth school start up process. With this option, entrepreneurs and future owners are provided with expert guidance, to open a school under the SISU school name, typically in 12-18 months.

SISU [noun] Finnish Language

  • Persistence, grit, guts, bravery, courage, and willpower. Extraordinary determination and endurance in the face of adversity.
  • An action mindset that enables individuals to reach what was considered impossible.
  • An integral part of the Finnish culture and a universal human capacity.
This model allows for all of the key considerations to be mapped out based on standardized plans. Curriculum and individual learning plans following the proven pedagogical standards from Finland and the US. This model also includes general standards for all subjects and detailed standards for English Language Arts, Math and Science. The school will operate on local curricula in addition to the SISU program.

School Set-up Made Easy

  • SISU Program and Standards
  • SISU Teacher Support
  • Learning Environment GUidance
  • Operations Manuals, Plans, and Forms
  • Financial Management Support
  • Recruitment Support
  • Quality Assurance Program
  • SISU Brand and Marketing Resources
  • School Management Software
  • Global Community

SISU Schools® is a K-12 school concept and a registered trademark of Lumo Education Ltd. and International Schools Services.


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