Pippa’s Guardians is delighted to announce its very exciting news that it has just been reaccredited by AEGIS, the Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students. The rigorous inspection looks at all aspects of the organisation and involves meeting with schools, students, host families and gathering feedback from parents. Managing Director Ben Hughes is extremely proud of the praise the company has received and acknowledges that everyone has played a part in achieving such a glowing report. He says:

“I am thrilled to be re-accredited by AEGIS and to pass with such flying colours. This result is a testament to our high standards of safeguarding and the personal care we provide for our overseas students. I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank the Pippa’s Guardians team for all their efforts we look forward to a prosperous 2020.”

Here are just some of the positive comments from the inspection report:

The wellbeing of students is paramount to Pippa’s Guardians


Pippa’s Guardians is an extremely well-run organisation


Pippa’s Guardians are their (schools’) benchmark when working with other guardianship organisations.


One member of (school) staff said they are overjoyed to be working with Pippa’s Guardians as they share a professional and genuine partnership.


The students are very happy with the service they receive from Pippa’s Guardians


Safeguarding is given the highest priority


The students have formed excellent relationships with their host families, often vising the same host families time and time again. They speak fondly of trips out to the cinema and bowling and how their time with them is very enjoyable.


Pippa’s Guardians take excellent care of their children and lasting relationships are established


Pippa’s Guardians go beyond the call of duty and are a constant support to both the students and the parents


It was clear to the Supporting Inspector following the visits and after analysing the questionnaires from all parties that Pippa’s Guardians are doing an excellent job