East Asia Regional Council of Schools

Fifty Three Years of Direct Support to International Schools and Students.







The East Asia Regional Council of Schools is an organization of 216 member schools in East Asia. These schools have a total of more than 177,901 pre-K to 12th grade students. EARCOS also has 143 associate members— textbook and software publishers and distributors, universities, financial planners, architectural firms, insurance companies, youth organizations, etc— and 26 individual members.



Lead learning, inspire innovation, and cultivate excellence in international education.


EARCOS is an agile organization that promotes professional development and connects our educational communities to positively impact learning for all.


Learning Focused: We nurture holistic learning that is grounded in research and active engagement. Our emphasis is on reflective practices that incorporate crucial aspects like Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice (DEIJ), and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL).

Community: We are committed to connecting educators and schools with the purpose of cultivating a safe, collaborative, and trusting environment that optimizes learning and growth.

Integrity: We design programs, learning opportunities, and manage the organization with the best interests of our member schools and individual educators in mind.

Excellence: We hold high expectations and always strive for improvement in order to better serve our EARCOS region.