IH World Organisation

IH World Organisation

International House World Organization

The International House World Organization (IHWO) is a global network of language schools. IHWO is committed to the highest standards of quality and innovation in education and training. There are currently over 140 schools in more than 40 countries.

International House was founded in 1953 by John and Brita Hay craft, with the aim of providing an innovative approach to language teaching.

IH has remained at the forefront of development in the field of language teaching and in the training of language teachers.

What do we do?

  • We teach English
  • We teach Modern Languages
  • We train teachers
  • We train executives
  • We write training materials
  • We offer Consulting Services

Throughout International House’s network of schools around the world there is a unified commitment to raise the standards of language teaching.

Promoting international understanding

Through our language training activities we develop communication and understanding between peoples across the world. Learning a language means that one sees the world from another perspective – a genuine route to international understanding.

Learning English

We are making a significant contribution to global communications by teaching English - today's international language - to over 50,000 people worldwide.

Learning other languages

Many International House schools teach a range of languages in addition to English. They offer a broad spectrum of courses tailored to the needs of both general and business clients.

Training materials

International House staff has been involved in writing best-selling textbooks and publications in the field of language teaching.

Consulting Services

By drawing upon our global exposure, the depth of our human resources and a wide range of professional expertise, International House is uniquely placed to provide consulting services in teacher training, teacher recruitment, school management and the development of course materials.