This Portal will be replaced from August 2020, please visit www.kis.ac.jp or directly at https://portal.kis.ac.jp/ to login.

If you need an account or some assistance, please contact ict@kis.ac.jp.

Summer 2020 Shimbun

New Tech @ KIS!

The 2020-21 academic year brings some technology improvements to the Kyoto International School community.

  • Secure Web Portal replacing this site - https://portal.kis.ac.jp/

      • Students can use their @kis.ac.jp accounts to login. Parents are sent welcome emails (and/or @kis.ac.jp accounts) for account creation in August.

  • ManageBac, the leading IB learning management system (LMS) for planning, assessment and reporting, which has replaced ALMA - https://kyotois.managebac.com/

      • Parent Guide and Handbook for ManageBac

      • Login credentials and accounts are connected to OpenApply, school admissions and application system

  • SchoolsBuddy to manage all extracurricular activities (ECAs) and permissions slips from August 2020. Your parent login details are required, a welcome email will be sent - https://kyotois.schoolsbuddy.net/

      • Login credentials and accounts are connected to OpenApply, school admissions and application system

Curriculum & Reports System with ManageBac

Bukatsu (Clubs & Lessons) with SchoolsBuddy

Mobile Apps

ManageBac:

SchoolsBuddy:

Dedicated communications channel: Given the unique circumstances we are currently in, KIS has created ‘response@kis.ac.jp’. If you send an email that is urgent and related to Distance Learning, Educational Technology Support, COVID19 etc it will be picked up by either the Principal, Deputy Principal, Business Manager, and or the ICT Director.