IPC Franchise Benefits

Minimum Requirements for the Franchise Program

Aspiring and existing preschool owners can apply for the IPC Franchise Program which has separate requirements. The IPC franchise requirements are:

  • The candidate has a strong willingness to further education;
  • The candidate has the financial capabilities to establish and operate a preschool business;
  • The candidate has the resources to allocate or utilize premises that meet the minimum legal and compliance requirements of their state or country; and
  • The candidate ensures that key teachers and staff are trained in accordance with IPC Teacher Training standards and abide by the IPC Code of Conduct.



The IPC accepts applications from all schools.  Members enjoy the following benefits:

Curriculum – A thoroughly researched and peer reviewed curriculum drafted by notable curricula drafters and reviewed by an advisory committee of academics and consultants. The curriculum is designed to be developmentally appropriate and is suitable for students around the world. Members receive access to IPC Online where they can download curricula materials and view updates.

Teacher Training & Professional Development – Devised by an ex teaching fellow of Harvard University, the IPC Teacher Training Course is delivered online over a 6 month period culminating in the IPC Teaching Certificate. Teachers and administrators have access to an array of professional development courses and consultancy guides which cover aspects of education and business related matters.

Teacher support – 5 day telephone and email support for all curriculum related inquiries.

IPC School Directory – Your school will temporarily be featured on the IPC School Spotlight section of the website and will also be listed on the School Locations page with contact information.

Press & Media – Be featured in your local press with our press and marketing assistance which includes a press release template and media pack.

Publications – Periodical Magazines, journals and similar publications.

Software – Administration software for student records and business development.  For an interactive demonstration please refer to the Preschool Management Software page.


Initial Investment

Memberships are offered worldwide and require an initial investment that includes curriculum orientation and teacher training. Please contact us with the following details in order to receive a customized proposal:

Location of School (Town/City, Country);

Name of School;

Years of operation; and

Total Student enrollment.

Membership Fees

Memberships are renewed every 3 years and are determined on a number of factors.  For more information, please contact the IPC.

Franchise Fees

Franchises are renewed every 5 years

IPC® Featured School

International Nursery School Belgrade

Belgrade, Serbia

Kids In The Groove

Langley, BC