What is the Integrity Certification Programme?

It is a voluntary initiative that recognizes schools that have put standard measures in place to mitigate against academic & admissions dishonesty. It is aimed at promoting a culture of integrity in schools. Through this programme, interested schools will receive technical assistance to strengthen their integrity measures if needed. This programme is a Step-Up Nigeria initiative.

What is the goal of the Integrity Certification Programme?

To build and maintain a culture of integrity in primary and secondary schools.

What does it mean to be Integrity Certified?

An integrity certified school is a school with a strong culture of integrity which is demonstrated through:

  • Academic integrity (measures in place to tackle cheating, plagiarism )
  • Admissions integrity (measures in place to guarantee a fair admissions process based on merit)
  • Teaches anti-corruption values or education in one form or the other(teaches anti-corruption)
  • The use of codes of conduct/school policies to promote integrity amongst students, teachers, school administrators and parents (visible policies around the school that encourage everyone in the school to act with integrity)
  • The use of codes of conduct/school policies to promote integrity amongst students, teachers, school administrators and parents (visible policies around the school that encourage everyone in the school to act with integrity)

How to become Integrity Certified ✅

Step 1: Fill & submit the Expression of Interest form

Step 2: Fill & submit the Self Assessment Form

The Next Steps…


Find out more about our Integrity Certification Programme below or contact stepupintegritycertification@gmail.com for more information.