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African parents in the UK advised to inculcate culture of responsibility in their children

19 February, 2024

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African parents in the UK have been advised to inculcate in their children the culture of responsibility from early days. This was given at the 2024 edition of the Africa Education Fest, held on the 3rd of February, 2024 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London-Kensington, United

Kingdom.


The Africa Education Fest was initiated as an avenue to help African families in the UK provide quality parenting and education for their children regardless of their social economic status. The 2024 edition was designed for families to learn and network with experienced parents, professionals and experts who understand the business of raising children in the UK as Africans.


Some of the speakers at the event included: Elaine C Walker, Founder, Everythings Education UK; Colin Bell, CEO, Council of British International Schools (COBIS); Yetty Williams, Parenting Coach; Ivie Okwuegbuna, Assistant Head Teacher & Special Educational Needs Professional; Mary McCauley, Care for the Family Certified Coach.


Others were: Yasir Patel, Principal Headteacher, St. Constantine International School, Tanzania; Korede Adedoyin, CEO, The Vemoye Foundation UK; Isaac Oladipupo, Founder, Afrilearn; Richard Grubb, Regional Lead for Africa & Europe, the UK’s Department for Business & Trade; Gbenga Ogunbode, CEO, TIEC Group and Tonye Oji, Certified Coach.


Africa Education Festival 2024 was proudly supported by TransferGo and other leading International schools from Africa such as Temple School Lagos, Nigeria; Wigwe University Port Harcourt, Nigeria; St. Constantine International School Tanzania and ISM Dakar, Senegal.


The event was organised by Edusko. The organisation’s flagship platform, edusko.com, is Africa’s largest education marketplace for schools, parents, students and lenders. Currently working with over 8,000 top k-12 private schools in Nigeria alone, Edusko leverages data and tech to help parents access good k-12 schools for their wards and for schools to enrol more students for less.

19 February, 2024

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