What is CICAE?
CICAE is an association of independent private schools of national scope and international projection. It is made up of 58 schools from all over Spain with a great track record, and a reference for the excellent education they provide to students, for their academic results, for always being at the forefront of educational innovation and for their commitment to continuous improvement.
The association was created with the vocation of contributing the long experience of these centers for the progress of education and with the mission of promoting and defending private and independent education in Spain.
CICAE is a space for different institutions to promote educational debate, act as a driving force for innovation, manage and share the knowledge acquired over decades of experience, make proposals and collaborate with initiatives and ideas. All this, in order to continue contributing to the advancement of education, to value the importance of a strategic and essential sector within the Spanish education system and to promote the joint progress of its associates.
Our main objectives
Our main objectives
To be an instrument for the promotion and defense of private and independent education, valuing what it contributes to our educational system, protecting its interests, proposing initiatives in favor of the good development of the private network and demanding the correction of those irregular practices that harm the sector.
To contribute to the improvement of the quality of education in Spain, with the conviction that the future of any country will always be conditioned by the education provided to present and future generations.
Achieve a higher level of autonomy for private schools, with the objective of increasing the quality of their teaching and their good management.
Propose solutions for an efficient, fair and transparent financing of education, in which direct aid to families who do not choose centers supported by public funds for their children’s education is valued.
To create a learning community where talent and knowledge can be shared and where the exchange of best practices of its partner institutions can be encouraged: pedagogical research, search for new methods, evaluation of pedagogical systems, exchange of experiences and best practices, teacher training or school organization techniques.
Promote the internationalization of CICAE and its associated centers.