Educating kids requires creative teaching, learning, says Egbeyemi
The Executive Administrator, Foreshore School, Ikoyi, Lagos, Oyindamola Egbeyemi, has urged education managers to be creative in the teaching/learning process to equip pupils with emerging new knowledge, especially in science and technology.
Speaking at the school’s graduation ceremony, Egbeyemi said, raising children in the contemporary world requires high level resourcefulness and ideas, adding that Foreshore School is doing this by upgrading its learning facilities, exposing teachers to new knowledge, following trend in the sector, particularly in early childhood education, aside interacting with other schools to share knowledge and experiences.
She said: “Learning in the contemporary world is complex and, so, schools must be creative in their approach to teaching.
We adopt individualised learning approach system, which enables teachers attend to each child according to his or her strength, weakness, learning style and pace.
“As a British school, there are certain things people expect of us and, of course, our parents have their own expectations too.
So, we tailor our curriculum to suite everyone’s need and what is best for the child,” she noted.
The Executive Administrator disclosed that the school authority interacts and networks with international and national schools’ associations, as part of ways to get and share knowledge to develop the staff and the pupils.
She added that the pupils participated in different inter-school competitions and came out tops.
The pupils showcased their dexterity in the use of musical instruments as well as singing, among other activities that thrilled parents and guests.