The British Council accredits English schools in the UK, in partnership with English UK.
Accredited schools must offer high standards of teaching, management, resources, environment, facilities, welfare, and care of under 18s. Independent inspectors visit all schools to ensure they meet these standards.
If you choose an accredited language school you will receive high-quality teaching, value for money and better protection.
If you need a visa to study in the UK, you must study at an accredited language centre. Find out if you need a student visa.
You should always look for the British Council logo when you choose an English language courses in the UK. The easy way to find a course at an accredited centre is to use our course finder.
For more information about accreditation, visit the British Council website.