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C.A.D.E.T. Academy is an inclusive school located in Asokoro, Abuja and provides both targeted early intervention and inclusive education, using research-based and evidence-based educational approaches. We also serve a global virtual community as well. 


The C.A.D.E.T. Academy adopts the Bible-based A.C.E. curriculum for its inclusive school to enable K-12 students grow in learning and in character, and all students are welcome. 


The C.A.D.E.T. Academy also adopts intensive one-on-one special education approaches, under a loving atmosphere, and uses the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) as well as other research-based and evidence-based educational methods to exchange undesirable habits and behavior with acceptable and desirable ones. We also provide effective speech therapy and occupational therapy. In addition, pre-academic skills, play, social skills, language skills and daily living skills are also employed in transforming our students with special needs and preparing them to reach their full potentials. 



Our Vision:     The vision of C.A.D.E.T. Academy is to become a world class provider of high quality educational services for all children, particularly those with special needs and their families in Africa, at par with international standards.


Our Mission:     To ensure that no child with or without special needs/disability is left behind in a global community; and to ensure that every parent of a child with special needs is integrated into the educational support of their children.


Our Objectives

•    To support the inclusion of K-12 students of all abilities.

•    To support families of children with special needs.
•    To educate and care for children with special needs.
•    To train teachers and service providers.
•    To provide educational resources.

Our Core Values:


C - onfidentiality

P- assion

U- nderstanding

R- esolve

P- atience

L- ove

E- arly Intervention

Schools and Organizations we Partner with for Special Education, Inclusion Practices and support:


Our Team

Lola Aneke, M.A.T., SpEd. BCTS BCCS

Lola Aneke, M.A.T., SpEd. BCTS BCCS

Lola Aneke is the Founder/CEO of the C.A.D.E.T. Academy. She is a special educator with a K-12 practicing license from North Carolina in the United States. She also has a Master of Art in Teaching (MAT) Special Education from Meredith College, North Carolina, and a Bachelor Degree in Sociology from University of Lagos. She is a member of North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE), the U.S. Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Joan Tiza, B.A.

Joan Tiza, B.A.

Joan Tiza has a Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Philosophy from the Benue State University, Makurdi. She is a trained Educator at the C.A.D.E.T Academy. She is passionate about providing the best possible support to children with special needs.

Victoria Komolafe, B.Ed.

Victoria Komolafe, B.Ed.

Victoria has a B.Ed., in Educational Technology from the University of Ilorin and is currently a volunteer at the Centre. She is a passionate teacher and teen mentor who is dedicated to bringing out the best in every child through a holistic approach that is premised upon qualitative teaching and student-defined learning outcomes. She is skilled at applying a psycho-clinical approach to education and loves to see her students progress academically while bringing out the best in them.

Bitrus Mafeng Judith, BSc.

Bitrus Mafeng Judith, BSc.

Mafeng has a BSc. certificate in Special Education and rehabilitation science from University of Jos. She is an educator (NYSC Corper) at the C.A.D.E.T. Academy. She loves learning new things and engaging in fun activities. She aspires to make a positive impact in the world at large with the education she is acquiring.

Oreyomi Adetutu Ibukun, BA.

Oreyomi Adetutu Ibukun, BA.

Adetutu has a Bachelors Degree in teaching from Ekiti State University. She is a trained and experienced teacher, registered with the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN). She is presently a special educator at the C.A.D.E.T. Academy. She loves researching, imparting knowledge, learning new things and traveling.

Sarah Madojemu, BSc.

Sarah Madojemu, BSc.

Sarah holds a BSc., in Banking and Finance from Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma Edo State. She's a certified member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (chartered) where she obtained Proficiency Certificate in Management. She has 12 years working experience in teaching. She is working towards obtaining Graduate Diploma in Behavioural Changes and is currently a special educator at the C.A.D.E.T. Academy. She is a hard-working and committed teacher that works towards the success of every child

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