This standard is intended for all private high schools. It can be fine-tuned with ISO 9001. So, a system of higher education may implement and be certified according to ISO 29990: 2010, what wil also increase transparency and enable a worldwide comparison of teaching services, offering a unique alternative supported by an international consensus on a large number of national services and management standards now existing in the field informal learning.
Knowledge becomes a key factor of successful corporate governance around the world, and education is increasingly seen as a business-oriented service.
The growing economic importance of learning in a global knowledge society has created new economic opportunities, such as the activity it provides for providing services to nonprofit students. Therefore, quality assurance becomes a key issue.
The goal of ISO 29990: 2010 is to provide a generic model for high-quality professional practice and performance and a common reference of LSPs and their clients in shaping, developing and providing informal education, training and development,
The standard encourages student focus and process results, and emphasizes a variety of options available for delivering learning services.