Stakeholders task students to uphold educational value
Stakeholders in the education sector have called on the students to uphold and imbibe the value of education.They harped on the need to reinvent education so as to create more opportunities for the students.
Head of Admission, Greensprings School, OluRanti Bankole at the alumni meeting of the institution said it is important to create more exposure for the students so as to think of other professions.She said they are positioned to partner with businesses, schools and also to be a research centre and help children learn more about different industries and different spaces.
Bankole noted that the meeting was interactive and aimed at catching up with old friend She added that it was important because alumni is a legacy we leave in school to tell the stories of what happened in Greenspring schools. “We want to celebrate them and ensure they are keeping the touch flying and also to keep in touch with them because all of them will be movers and shakers in whatever filed they are,” she noted.
The expert noted that as a school, they are doing so much because they understood the value of education.
Bankole stated that as part of efforts to improve learning the school just unveiled its carrier readiness centre and that is to ensure that children have portfolio of all the things they have done in school and get support while they are looking for the school they want to go to and also the career and profession they are interested in.
She said, “we are also getting the alumni to give back and come in for different program like mentoring coming in to talk to children, telling them what is relevant school will also get feedback and things they thought we could do better or things they will need when they will entre the university or in the work place.”
Bankole said as a thinking school they need feedback and how to reinvent education.Similarly, Alumni coordinator, Oyekemi Oyelola said that purpose of the gathering was to get the alumni together and see what they can do and give back to the school.
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