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    20th Anniversary: Bridge House College Called on Schools to Integrate Skills, Diversity into their Curriculum

    L-R: Deputy Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University of Science & Technology Ikorodu, Prof Abiodun Denloye; Lagos State Commissioner for Youths & Sports, Mr Bolaji Ogunlende; Actress & Physiotherapy, Jamima Osunde; Chairperson Advisory Board, Bridge House College Ikoyi, Dr Mosun Bello-Olusoga; Executive Director, Bridge House College Ikoyi, Dr Foluke Abdulrazaq; Guest, Sir Steve Omojafor and Senior Vice President & Head of Capital Mobilizations, Africa Finance Cooperation, Mohammed Usman Abdulrazaq, during a media briefing and Unveiling of 20th Anniversary Logo of Bridge House College, at the School in Ikoyi Lagos on Tuesday

    Bridge House College (BHC), Ikoyi, Lagos is set for its 20th anniversary, as it unveiled the anniversary logo on Tuesday at the college’s premises, the management, called on schools in the country to integrate skills and diversity into their curriculum, to boost students’ academic strength.

    The Vice-Principal (School Operations), Mrs. Rosemary Dokun said this during a press conference, which also featured the unveiling of its commemorative anniversary logo and hoisting of flags.

    Dokun explained that diversity and skills inclusion are important aspects that all schools must pay attention to, as they go a long way in boosting children’s academic strength and ensuring that they are globally competitive.

    She said another key ingredient is empathy, which she described as the foundation of human skills in problem solving and communication.

    “Nowadays, everybody is taking about skills and we need to encourage students to look at that area. In Bridge House College we have project-based learning as part of our curriculum and the students are doing brilliantly. They have come up with projects that are laudable that they can use to support themselves and give back to the committee. This is one thing schools must introduce and also encourage skills,” she stated.

    BHC is one of Nigeria’s pioneer independent co-education Sixth Form College located in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. The school was established in 2004.

    On Tuesday, the Executive Director and founder of the college, Dr. Foluke Abdulrazaq, BHC over the course of two decades, the college has garnered an outstanding reputation by offering pertinent curricula, skilled teachers, and the facilities required to instruct and mentor students towards admission to global renowned universities.

    “It is located within a gated estate in Ikoyi with a lagoon-view that provides a conducive atmosphere for learning, as well as for delivering heuristic pedagogy.

    “The College’s culture of academic excellence and moral discipline along with students’ active participation in co-curricular activities enhances her status as one of Nigeria’s leading educational institutions. The College maintains its high standards through her membership of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS),” she said.

    Abdulrazaq stated that the vision of BHC is to help students achieve success in life through the acquisition of knowledge, while its mission is to empower students to achieve success in life, realise their optimum potential through intensive but highly personalised teaching methods, using modern resource material and technology.

    She added that its core values included Responsibility, Resilience, Integrity, Creativity, Empathy and Excellence, stressing that for two decades, BHC has been a beacon of success, commitment, and innovation in the education landscape.

    “From our humble beginnings, over the past two decades, the College has grown and evolved, achieving numerous successes and earning a reputation as a formidable and foremost Sixth (6th) Form College in Nigeria.

    L-R: Chairperson, Advisory Board, Bridge House College Ikoyi, Dr Mosun Bello-Olusoga; Special Guest, Sir Steve Omojafor and the Executive Director, Bridge House College Ikoyi, Dr Foluke Abdulrazaq,
    during a media briefing and Unveiling of 20th Anniversary Logo of Bridge House College, at the School in Ikoyi, Lagos on Tuesday.

    “Some highlights of our modest achievements include: Consistent excellent results in Cambridge Assessment International Education Examinations (CAIE) over the years, namely, top in the World Award in Law, best scross three, 1st Place in Nigeria, top in Nigeria Awards in Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Economics and Business, high achievement Awards in Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Business, Accounting, Law, Information Technology, Economics and Further Mathematics, excellent performance in IELTS, SAT and TOEFL over the years,” among others.

    On the new Anniversary Logo, Abdulrazaq said it is designed to reflect the college’s rich history and future aspirations, saying the Logo would be used throughout the College’s 20th Anniversary, appearing on marketing materials, social media, and other communications channels.

    “We are incredibly proud of our 20-year journey and the accomplishments we have made. BHC remains poised for the future. This anniversary logo represents our commitment to embracing emerging trends, fostering continued innovation, customer satisfaction, community engagement and continuing to provide exceptional value to our partners and stakeholders. Together, we look forward to many more years of success and growth,” she stated.

    She revealed that activities lined up for the 20th Anniversary and Prize Giving Ceremony included a press conference and unveiling of the official Anniversary Logo and hoisting of Anniversary flag; visits to media houses, donations to Schools in the neighbourhood (CSR) and commissioning of a College project.

    Abdulrazaq said the grand finale of the celebration would be on Tuesday June 25, 2024 at Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, with the theme: “Artificial Intelligence and Education: Opportunities and Challenges.”

    However, the anniversary logo was unveiled by the Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mobolaji Abubakre Ogunlende.

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