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Canadian International schools in Nigeria

In this post, you will find out some of the best Canadian international schools located here in Nigeria for your child to learn the Canadian curriculum.

In recent times, Canada has been one of the most sought-after countries in Nigeria by young and older Nigerians alike looking for greener pastures. Canada is also reputed for having good schools and quality education that can compete with those of the other developed parts of the world.

Little wonder many parents in Nigeria want their kids to school in Canada or at the very least enroll them in some of the best Canadian international schools here in Nigeria where they can learn the Canadian Curriculum.

If you are a parent in Nigeria and you are looking to enroll your child in some of the best Canadian international schools in Nigeria or you want a pre-university facility that prepares your child to study in Canada, rest assured, there are very good schools offering Canadian curriculum in Nigeria.

In this post, I will list the best Canadian international schools from which Nigerian parents can choose for their children.

Below is a list of top 5 Canadian International Schools in Nigeria. Please note that the list is in no particular order.

Canadian International schools in Nigeria

  1. Nigerian Canadian College

Nigeria – Canadian College, Abuja (NCCAbuja) is an independent, non-partisan, day school for boys and girls. The school encourages students to be lifelong learners by instilling in them great confidence, respect and a consciousness of the needs of society.

Nigerian-Canadian College offers a culturally rich and academically challenging curriculum for students in Early Years, Elementary & Secondary Schools. It was established in the year 2015 and started operations in 2016.

The school is located at 21, I. T. Igbani Street, Jabi District.

  1. Global International Schools

Global International School is internationally renowned as one of the most Canadian Schools in Nigeria. For the last 20 years, the school has nurtured well rounded responsible citizens developing them into academically, spiritually and socially outstanding leaders in our Lagos and Abuja schools.

They expect their students to graduate from Global with outstanding Leadership skills ready to meet the challenges of any university and beyond and become global transformation agents who will make a positive contribution to Nigeria & the wider society.

The school offers:

British National Curriculum/ Nigerian Curriculum, Canadian Curriculum pathway available - Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Students sit for JSCE, Checkpoint, IGCSE and WASSCE CIE & WAEC

Accredited Centre Support with Career

Advice and smooth transition to Universities in UK, USA and Canada, among other things.

The school is located at No 66 Ebitu Ukiwe Street. Near Chida Hotel, off Mike Akhigbe Street Jabi District Abuja.

  1. Canadian Bridge Academy, Lagos

Canadian Bridge Academy is a pre-university foundation school established in 2016. Precisely, the school offers Grade 12 Canadian Curriculum, the pre-university foundation class for secondary school graduates to obtain the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) right here in Nigeria.

They prepare students for university independent research work, therefore, in their classrooms, students will find a very tasking university preparatory curriculum, grooming students to meet the 21st-century demands and challenges.

Canadian Bridge Academy achieves this in a learning environment that promotes excellence and empowers each child to discover and maximize their full potentials.

Our academic year is made up of two semesters which run from August to May. Upon graduation, the student earns OSSD, an entry requirement for admission into any University in Canada and some other countries such as the US, the UK, and Australia.

We achieve all of these in collaboration with Bronston Canadian Academy, an inspected private high school located in Welland, Ontario Canada. The school is authorized by the Ministry of Education of Ontario to offer credit courses towards the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

Once a student registers with Canadian Bridge Academy, that student is automatically registered with the Ontario Ministry of Education and would be issued an Ontario education number (O.E.N).

The school is located at 27 Adetoro Adelaja Street, End of Emmanuel Keshi Road, Magodo Shangisha.


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  1. Meadowlands Canadian Schools

Meadowlands Canadian School is part of Meadowlands Educational Consult, a Canadian company with offices both in Canada and Nigeria.

About a decade ago, the school realized they were answering a lot of questions from Nigerian families about schools in Canada and getting into the right programs and province. This later led to the birthing of the Meadowlands Educational Consult.

The school has always had a passion to ensure that these students identify the best high schools and universities and at the same time choosing the right courses and programs suited to them.

Beyond assisting them to find the right schools in the right provinces, the school has also worked hard at helping students settle down in a new Canadian culture and environment.

It has always been the school’s desire to see how children could save for university by completing high school in Nigeria for those who might be really stretched by the financial implication of combining both high school and university physically in Canada or those who just prefer to still have their children groomed locally in Nigeria before releasing them to a foreign world.

This desire has led to the birthing of Meadowlands Canadian School which provides the same high school opportunities as someone who is physically in Ontario. What a joy to be able to obtain your OSSD within the shores of Nigeria.

The school is located at 13 David Mark Street, (Adjacent to Ibeto Hotel), Durumi, Abuja.

  1. ST. Benedict Immaculate Canadian Academy.

St. Benedict Immaculate Canadian Academy was established in the year 2008 in response to the growing need for quality/functional education, excellent attitude, right values, and skills expected of future global leaders.

The school started with an initial intake of fewer than twenty students but today in multiples of hundreds. In spite of this, the school is structured into small class sizes that make for effective teaching and learning.

St Benedict is a Christian school located in a conducive atmosphere in the quiet Rukpokwu community along the International Airport road Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

The school is structured into three major sections: Pre-School, Primary, secondary, and secondary sections.

The school runs the Nigerian, British and Canadian Academic Curricula. They also have in place a working MOU with a Canadian Educational Council.

With this partnership, their students will be able to gain direct admission into Canadian Universities which are acclaimed as some of the best in the world. The school place high value on the all-round development of the students. Their co-curricular activities are robust and our club activities are geared towards actualizing this goal.

The school is located at No 3, Bica Avenue, opposite Kennolo Filling Station, Airport Road, Rukpokwu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.


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