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British education proprietors take interest in Nigerian sector, set up shop in Abuja



With more restrictions put in the way of Nigerians in quest for British Education in UK by the European country’s Home Office, some British educational investors are looking towards bringing the package to Nigerian soil cutting cost and circumventing migration hassles, DDM has learnt.

On Monday a British-Nigerian co-educational institution, Abuja World Academy , was unveiled in the nation’s capital.

According to pioneers of the institution, it is billed to kick-off academic activities by September this year, incorporating Cambridge International Curriculum, to empower students with a distinct advantage for success when advancing to the world’s best universities.

Only recently, UK’s home office rolled fresh restrictions to Nigerians and Africans seeking to come into the country to study in what many believe will reduce migration to the European country.

But it may well appear that British-Nigerian interests are looking to key in on opportunities this might open in the African country.

Already two British educators Mrs. Dominique Dyer, who will serve as the Executive Headteacher and Mr Joe Daly who will serve as Head of School have been hired to bring their wealth of experience in basic education to impact on the students.

Both educators, together with other highly placed teaching professionals in Nigeria have pledged to create an exciting, positive, caring, compassionate, and above all safe school environment, where they would foster inquiry-based learning and instilling ethical values in students to become innovative and capable global leaders.

The Head of School, Daly specifically noted in a statement on Monday, that Abuja World Academy envisions its students as curious, independent learners poised to evolve into innovative and capable global leaders of the future.

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He said, “We will deliver the Cambridge International curriculum, which is meticulously crafted to instill a robust set of ethical values in every student, aligning seamlessly with the core values of the school: Responsibility, Integrity, Curiosity, and Empathy.

“These values serve as guiding principles, shaping the character, behaviour, and decision-making of our students throughout their academic journey and beyond.

“The academy’s goal is to prepare students not only for academic success but also to empower them to make positive contributions to their communities and the world.

“As we embark on this exhilarating journey, Abuja World Academy invites parents, students, educators, and the community to join us in shaping the future of education. Together, let us create a happy and safe environment where learners thrive academically and develop the skills and qualities needed to make a positive impact in an ever-evolving world”.

He confirmed that the school will open its doors for academic activities by September 2024.

Daly also noted that the school which is situated in a cutting-edge facility, in Abuja is committed to setting the highest standard of education in the region.

He revealed that the first intake of students will start September 2024, from the Pre-Playgroup stage through to Year 9. Ultimately the school will accommodate students from Early Years through to Year 11, with students ranging from 18 months to 17 years old.



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