Acronyms list

We understand all the acronyms used on this website can be a bit confusing and even overwhelming. That's why we created this list.

ALP Academic Language Programme  
ATL Approaches to Learning  
C&S Community & Service  
CALP Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency  
CAO Collective Labour Agreement  
CAS Creativity, Action & Service  
CIS Council of International Schools website
CP IB Career-Related Programme read more
DIPS Dutch International Primary Schools website
DISS Dutch International Secondary Schools website
DP IB Diploma Programme read more
ELA English Language Acquisition  
ELL English Language and Literacy  
ENMS Eerste Nederlandse Montessori School (First Dutch Montessori School) website
ESH European School of The Hague website
ESS Environmental Systems & Societies  
ESSPs Earth Systems Science Projects read more
EY/EY1 Early Years (formerly Reception) and Early Years 1 (formerly Year 1)  
GIN Global Issues Network website
GLOBE The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment website
IB International Baccalaureate website
ICC International Criminal Court website
ICP International Community Platform website
IEPs Individual Education Plans  
ILP Individual Leaning Programme  
ISST International Schools Sports Tournaments Organization  
ITIGS Information Technology in a Global Society  
LS Learning Suport  
LS&C Learning Support and Counselling Department  
MR Medezeggenschapsraad (Participation Council)  
MYP IB Middle years Programme read more
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration website
NFER National Foundation of Educational Research website
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website
NSF National Science Foundation website
OOP Onderwijs Ondersteunend Personeel (Educational Support Staff)  
PA Parent Association  
PHE Physical Health & Education  
PSHE Personal, Social and Health Education read more
PPA Primary Parent Association read more
RLO Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest website
RLS Rijnlands Lyceum Sassenheim website
RLW Rijnlands Lyceum Wassenaar website
S&A Service & Action  
SAL Subject Area Leader  
SC Subject Coordinator  
SLT Senior Leadership Team  
STC Standard Terms and Conditions  
TI Texas Instruments website
TOA Technisch Onderwijs Assistent (Technical Educational Assistant)  
TOK Theory of Knowledge  
YGL Year Group Leader