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Olashore School wins 2021/2023 British International School Award

Olashore School wins 2021/2023 British International School Award

Olashore International School (OIS) has emerged as the winner of the 2021-2023 British International School Award (ISA) for its commitment to promoting international awareness and understanding within the school.

This is the second time in a row the school will be winning the award instituted by the British Council of Nigeria aimed at recognising and celebrating academic institutions with exemplary practices of internationalism.

Commenting on the award, Abimbola Olashore, chairman of Olashore International School Board, described the award as a noteworthy milestone in the school’s journey towards excellence.

On the criteria for the school’s selection for the award, Olashore said the school completed projects that followed the curriculum of the British Council’s sustainable development goals.

According to him, the school worked on a total of eight projects, which were divided into Gender Equality Statistics in Iloko Model College; Malaria Awareness in Iloko Community, and Bullying in West African Schools in Ecolie Primarie Publiqu, Benin Republic.

Others were fundraising to repair boreholes in the Iloko Community in partnership with Austin Friars School Carlisie UK; the celebration of International Women’s Day in partnership with the African Leadership Academy, South Africa; Cyberbullying; tree planting, and improving educational opportunities for underprivileged children.

He further said that the school will be encouraged and supported to build an international culture across the school, collaborative curriculum-based work with a variety of partner schools, and community participation through the international school award.