For outstanding teaching innovations and concepts, Grace Schools, CITA International School, Glisten International Academy, Newhall International School, Riverbank School, and St Mary’s International School, have received the British Council’s prestigious International School Award (ISA).
International Shool Award is a badge of honour for schools that do outstanding work in international education, such as through links with partner schools overseas.
Stephen Forbes, Director of Operations, British Council Nigeria, at the award ceremony recently held in Lagos, stated that fostering an international dimension in the curriculum is at the heart of the British Council’s work with schools, as it will enhance young people gain the cultural understanding and skills needed to live and work as global citizens.
Forbes made it known that the schools have demonstrated excellence commitment to embedding international dimension and understanding within the ethos of their school and curriculum.
Mohammed Ahmed, Director of Schools Education and Society of BCN, said the council is enabling teachers and school leaders to create a learning environment where they can integrate global learning into the classroom.
The Programme Manager, Schools Education and Society, Lynda Ashaolu, also encouraged other schools to embrace the good work and urged them to register for the next cycle of the award.