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Lagos-based Iinternational school, Grace Schools has clinched the prestigious British Council’s International School Award for the third time, showcasing their commitment to serving their students, staff, and parents and also to nation-building for the past 54 years and running. 

The British Council’s International School Award is a prestigious badge of honor for schools that bring an international dimension to teaching and learning. It is a global accreditation scheme that recognizes good practice in incorporating international dimensions in schools. The award comes with a new accreditation for the next three years by the council to Grace Schools, from September 2022 to August 2025

A pioneer in the educational sector in the country, Grace Schools was recognized for being able to compete in the global space, with the latest modern teaching facilities and modules that best fit the changes of the 21st century. The first recognition came in 2014, and the second in 2017.

This third award crowns the dedicated efforts of the school to mainstream global excellent practice as part of the culture exemplified in project-based activities created by the teachers. The award is also due to the school’s fulfilling the required international classroom partnership on each project, which allowed Grace Schools pupils to interact with their counterparts in classrooms in other parts of the world.

Mrs. Olatokunbo Edun, the Executive Director of Grace Schools, expressed her satisfaction and recorded that the award came on the platter of the hardwork of staff. She said after what has been a challenging two years for our staff, it’s incredibly rewarding to have their efforts recognized because the award is a testament to the commitment, resilience, and dedication they have shown throughout the pandemic, going above and beyond every day,  I believe that winning this prestigious award for the third time, has further motivated our consistent promotion of international awareness and understanding as part of our curriculum, fostering an international ethos throughout our school and helping to embed it within the school's culture”.

She further stated that Grace Schools are synonymous with excellence, stressing that the British Council ISA further validates the focus of the school on creativity and qualitative learning experience for the students.

"We have a strong edge in superior service delivery and have never wavered from developing globally accepted learning approaches for the students. We also have a robust manpower development strategy which translates to excellence for the school”

The Primary School section was established in 1968 while the Secondary School commenced in 1994. The stated quality over the years had continued deliver uncompromising qualitative learning for all 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 the intellectual, academic, spiritual, moral, and physical development of a child. We are poised to produce godly students who are the future leaders of our dear country, Nigeria.” She concluded.

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