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SISU Schools by Lumo Education and International Schools Services- Our Story

Our Story

Thinking big creates big thinkers.

We are on a mission to raise the standard of education in the world. Quality schools should be available to all children.

SISU Schools® is a new school model by two world-class education providers, International Schools Services and

Lumo Education.


SISU Schools® brings quality education available to any country, in any language and in any school level.


As a nonprofit organization, International Schools Services (ISS) works with more than 500 international schools and thousands of educators each year across its suite of services, creating the largest global footprint in international education support.

Lumo Education Ltd (Lumo) delivers kindergarten and school concepts based on the award-winning

Finnish educational approach.

LUMO-ISS in Numbers


International Schools started and managed


Educators recruited globally


School supply orders completed each year 


Years of combined teaching experience of Finnish Education System 

We are part of education Finland, a governmental cluster program supporting

the best education providers in their growth on the international market.

The program is coordinated by the Finnish National Agency for Education.


Our Heroes of Learning

SISU Schools Team - Dick Moore

Dr. Dick Moore

"Thinking big creates big thinkers."

SISU Schools Team - Aki Halko

Aki Halko

"Heroes never give up."

SISU Schools Team - Sanna de Araújo

Sanna de Araújo

"Learning is a human superpower."

SISU Schools Team - Salla Halko

Salla Halko

"Where there is will, there is a way."


Dr. Tom Hawkins
"Education allows our dreams to soar and our inner heroes to emerge."

SISU Schools Team - Kaisu Helminen

Kaisu Helminen

"Curiosity guides you as you

explore your limits."

Laura Benson
"All serious daring begins within."

SISU Schools Team - Laura Benson
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