Become a British Council-attached centre and join a global learning network of thousands of ambitious schools and institutions.
As an attached centre, you can offer world-renowned exams from Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) or Pearson Edexcel. This can boost your profile and reputation, while making it convenient for students to sit exams in the same venue as they are taught. You can also benefit from co-branding your centre with the British Council and the exam board.
The British Council will:
- help to organise registration
- handle all exam administration
- offer support and advice for students and teachers
- ensure the security of all exam venues
- be on hand to help teachers and principals where needed.
Guidelines and Form
The British Council inspects GCE schools that want to register themselves with Cambridge and Pearson Edexcel International Examinations. The general guidelines for affiliate institutions are listed below.
The school must be a high quality teaching institution with awareness of the responsibilities involved in becoming an affiliated GCE teaching centre. No Objection Certificate should have been obtained from the local Education Board.
Your institution should adhere to the following standards: