Meadow Hall Group launches first edutainment centre in Lagos
Driven by the need to promote education as a tool for societal development, Meadow Hall Group (MHG), Nigeria’s leading education group officially launched its Meadow Hall Edutainment Centre (MEC) to add value to the quality of education delivery in Lagos state.
MEC is the brainchild of one of the subsidiaries of MHG, Spring Meadow Edutainment (SME) that is committed to developing children’s multiple intelligences, expand children’s learning experiences and widen their horizon, just as it also meet the needs of working parents by offering a centre for developing children’s talents in various areas such as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Bookarama (reading club), Afternoon Adventure, Learning Hub, Music Academy and Babies’ room (Crèche), in addition to various programmes/events including fairs, camps, excursions and tours throughout the year.
Speaking at the event, the Chief Executive Officer/Group Managing Director, Meadow Hall Group, Mrs. Kehinde Nwani stated that MEC is a one stop shop where all children can register and develop their skills in different areas, just as it caters effectively to the needs of children in the three domains of learning – cognitive, affective and psychomotor.
“It is a fun centre where children can develop a myriad of skills while having fun, as the name implies; it is a fusion of education and entertainment. The centre will indeed help children become well-rounded individuals as their innate talents are identified and developed,” she added.
Commissioning the centre, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs.) Idiat Oluranti Adebule who was represented by Mrs. Yetunde Odejayi, Permanent Secretary, Deputy Governor’s Office, commended the initiative, which according to her has contributed to the education sector in the state.
She said the state government is passionate about improving the quality of education delivery in the state for the development of children, which should also be the priority of every citizen.
She however enjoined stakeholders in the sector to emulate the initiative and come up with creative ideas and initiative that will drive the state forward.
Speaking to newsmen, the Executive Director, Business Affairs, MHG, Mr. Charles Imevbore said the centre seeks to create an enabling and conducive learning environment for children as well as focusing on their safety, noting that the centre would be franchise in order to spread best practices all over Nigeria, as the centres are taken closer to the children and their parents.
The guests were taken round the centre facilities for inspection which the Vice President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mrs. Toki Mabogunje approved conducive for learning.