Addvantage member scheme

Addvantage is our new complimentary examinations member scheme for schools and institutions which register Cambridge English exam candidates with us in the Netherlands. It’s our way of saying thank you and to welcome our new schools. 

Our Addvantage member scheme offers attractive benefits to your school, your students and your teachers. Partner with us and enjoy the benefits of working with a trusted and professional organisation.

Who is Addvantage for?

Addvantage is open to all schools and institutions which register candidates of Cambridge English Qualifications with us using our group registration form. Once you are a member, we will contact you at the beginning of each academic year with your membership level and to inform you of the benefits you are entitled to.

How do I join Addvantage?

We invite all of the schools and institutions we work with and new schools that would like to work with us to join Addvantage. In order to complete your membership, please complete the online application form

You will receive confirmation of your membership via email at the start of the academic year in September 2018 and from September, you can avail of your membership benefits.

You only need to complete the application form once as your membership will automatically be renewed each year. 

You can opt out of the scheme at any time by getting in touch wih our exams team via email at: addvantage@britishcouncil.nl

Membership levels

Your membership level will depend on the total number of registrations made with us in each previous academic year. New schools and institutions that join Addvantage will be offered a membership level according to the number of registrations they first make. Your membership level is evaluated and renewed each year. The more candidates you register the greater the benefits.

We offer three membership levels:

  • Addvantage Basic (1 to 30 registrations)
  • Addvantage Premium (31 to 79 registrations)
  • Addvantage Premium Plus (80 registrations and above)

Addvantage benefits

Benefits for your students

  • Levels of access to LearnEnglish Exams from the British Council: Our innovative and personalised practice website for Cambridge English Qualifications B2 First, B2 First for Schools and C1 Advanced. LearnEnglish Exams is available to all candidates that you register for these exams. Candidates can gain advice, tips, strategies and online practice in Listening, Reading, Use of English, Writing and Speaking. Find out more here.
  • English exams student competition: Our Future. We invite you to participate in this student competition from 01 November 2017. Fantastic prizes for students and teachers can be won. The competition deadline is 31 March 2018. From the download section below, there are eye-catching posters and flyers for your classroom. We also have a guide for teachers with activities to introduce the competition task to exam classes. For more details and how to enter visit the competition webpage.
  • British Council posters with hints and tips to help your candidates prepare for Cambridge English Qualifications: B1 Preliminary, B2 First, C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency.

Benefits for your teachers

  • Three free modules and a further discount of 15% on our TeachingEnglish Training website: high quality and innovative teacher development online training.
  • Exclusive discounts on exam preparation and teaching materials by Cambridge University Press.
  • Invitation to our annual British Council Conference for Teachers.
  • Invitations to our Addvantage workshops for teachers.

Benefits for your school

  • Special offers and discounts on Cambridge English Qualifications.
  • Start of year pack with British Council Addvantage and Cambridge Assessment English promotional materials.
  • Our Addvantage logo for your digital and printed promotional materials.
  • A certificate to display on your premises indicating your Addvantage membership.
  • An attractive membership plaque for Premium Plus members to display on your premises.
  • Our Addvantage newsletter with exam information, advice and tips for exam preparation, upcoming events and more.
  • Our guide to English language exams and helping children with exam preparation for parents. The guide is available in English and Dutch: Please download our guide here.
  • And many more.

Please find full details to our Addvantage benefits in our Addvantage brochure in the downloads section below. Once you are a member, you may start redeeming your Addvantage benefits from September 2018.

Terms and conditions

Please find full details to the terms and conditions of our Addvantage member scheme in the download section below.

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