GRACE Schools in the Gbagada area of Lagos metropolis has been awarded the British Council’s International School Award after the successful completion of an impact evaluation of its work with pupils..
Following the granting of the award, the school is now accredited by the British Council from September 2018 to August 2021. In Nigeria, the British Council’s International School Award rewards schools that have shown a commitment to embedding international awareness and understanding within their school.
Under the scheme, Nigerian schools are encouraged through the British Council to engage in completing collaborative, curriculum-based work with a number of international partner schools. This helps schools to learn of new ways to develop and embed international education.
The International School Award is available in 16 countries and is well-regarded by inspection bodies and ministries of education globally. In a letter to Grace Schools from its office in Spring Gardens, UK, The International School Award team commended it for diligence in coordinating an impressive range of work which clearly distinguished the school.
According to the team, the work brings credit not only to the school but also to the larger community and Grace Schools was urged to continue in its excellent international activities. Grace Schools was also praised for its commitment, creativity and innovation that made its international activities exemplary.
Tokunbo Edun, the director, Grace Schools, promised that it will sustain the pedigree of excellence and innovation in all its ramifications. She said Grace Schools are synonymous with excellence and the British Council further validates this.
Mrs Edun asserted further that Grace Schools have a strong edge in superior service delivery and the schools have never wavered from developing a holistic learning approach for the students. According to her, the schools also have a robust manpower development strategy which translates to excellence for the school
“The primary school arm was established in 1968 while the secondary arm commenced in 1994.We have been around for some time and this underscores our commitment to provide qualitative learning for all our students.
“Our strong focus is to develop students who will compete favourably across the globe. We boast of an enabling and conducive environment, with world-class facilities for intellectual, academics, spiritual, moral and physical development of a child. We are poised to producing godly students who are the future leaders of our dear country, Nigeria.”