Are you a school owner in Nigeria and you want to know how your school can become a CAIE Accredited or Attached center? This article will shed more light on that.

What is CAIE?

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), the most widely used international curriculum for students aged 14-16, is by far the best.

CAIE is a curriculum designed to develop student’s creative thinking, enquiry, and problem-solving skills and prepare them for the next stage of their education.

The CAIE curriculum was developed by schools around the world. This is why CAIE is the only school that specializes in it. This curriculum incorporates international education at this level, in accordance with changing needs. It is constantly updated and expanded. There are many routes available for learners with different abilities. Each subject is independently certified.

The CAIE can be taken in more than 100 countries around the world and is recognized internationally as equivalent to the GCSE (United Kingdom) The evidence of academic ability is also widely recognized by employers and higher education institutions around the globe.

CrestForth International School is proud to be a CAIE accredited centre. We also offer a combination of IPC and IEYC curricula.

How To Become A CAIE Accredited Center In Nigeria

Join the global network of schools and institutions that are ambitious by becoming a British Council accredited centre.

You can offer the world-renowned Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CAIE) exams as an attached center. This will help you to build your reputation and make it easier for students to take exams at the same place they are being taught. Co-branding your centre can be a great way to promote it with the British Council or the exam board.

The British Council will:

  • Help to organize registration
  • handle all exam administration
  • Offer support and advice to students and teachers
  • All exam locations must be secured
  • Be available to assist principals and teachers whenever needed.

How To Become A CAIE Accredited Center In Nigeria

It is easy to become an attached centre. Simply contact us and fill out the appropriate forms. In just four easy steps, you can become an approved center.

Step 1

Schools interested in their services should visit the Local British Council office. Let them know that you are interested in becoming an CAIE accredited centre.

Step 2

The British Council has provided a form called the CAS BC Application Form. Send us an email or send it back along with a scan of the government approval for operation as a school.

It may be necessary to:

  • A school prospectus, or any other promotional literature
  • A list of all teaching personnel, including names, qualifications and years spent at the school, as well as subject expertise
  • Samples of student papers and teachers’ preparation books
  • A list of subjects and syllabuses available at the school
  • Attendance records and lesson times.

British Council will invoice for inspection fee payment. Schools must not pay any inspection fee to British Council Trading Services Nigeria Limited until receipt of the invoice.

Step 3

To ensure that your school meets the Registration quality standards of the British Council, a representative from the organization will visit you to discuss your teaching methods with the principal. The Council representative or inspector will be permitted to ask students and teachers questions as necessary.

Step 4

The British Council will receive a report from the inspector. We will provide the information to the appropriate boards. If everything goes according to plan, your school will be authorized to offer IGCSEs and O Levels as well as A-levels.

After approval, your school must agree that it will accept unannounced and periodic re-inspection by British Council representatives.

Click here to download additional information and details about your British Council account.

CIE Attached School – Requirements

To become an CAIE accredited center, all schools must meet certain requirements. For example, your school must:

  • Be a legitimate teaching institution
  • Teachers should have a minimum of three years teaching experience and a first or equivalent degree.
  • Senior academic staff must have a master’s or equivalent degree and five years of experience.
  • If you want to teach three science subjects, use a science lab with basic equipment
  • You have free access to a library that contains relevant books and has computer access
  • These classrooms are spacious, well-ventilated and light.
  • Use reliable furniture and equipment
  • Take safety and health very seriously.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and should not be used as professional advice or recommendation of any sort.

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