School tells parents to support learners

Bridge International Academies has advised parents to play an integral role in assisting their children’s learning.

This it did through a co-curricular activity where it exhibited some of the works that pupils at all its 46 Academies in Lagos and Osun States made.

A statement by the Academies explained that evidence-based educational approaches as well as the involvement of parents in child learning contributed  to the development of a child’s social, emotional, and academic needs that were required to build a solid foundation for lifelong learning and wellbeing.

Some of the activities at the co-curricular exhibition included pupils presenting self-composed poems, articles, drama, debate, arts and crafts.

The Managing Director of Bridge International Academies in Nigeria, Foyinsola Akinjayeju, said, “Children, especially during Early childhood care and education are highly influenced by the environment and the people that surround them, therefore, Bridge International Academies ensures that parents are actively involved in their child’s development and academic success.”

“As part of the school’s plan to drive parent involvement in pupil learning, Bridge International Academies, Nigeria; recently organised co-curricular activities showcase events across all its 46 Academies in Lagos and Osun state to exhibit some of the amazing works that pupils at Bridge Nigeria do. It was also an opportunity to enlighten parents on the need to play an integral role in assisting their children’s learning. It was also a platform for parents to articulate the responsibilities they will uphold in their child’s education.”

The Parent Teachers Association, Chairman, Mr Mahmud Fattah, at Babatunde Abike Laja, said, “Bridge integrates parents into the school, the organisation has established a robust PTA forum, has open days, a co-curricular showcase where parents see their children exhibiting some of the great works they do.”


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