Grace Schools, Gbagada, Lagos Nigeria was selected as a Microsoft Showcase School in 2016 and 2017 for its excellence in transforming its learning environment to deliver more personalized education to students, using mobile and cloud technology to better prepare students for success in the workplace. Our school has been leveraging technology in innovative ways. Learning through digital content has been one of the prime focuses of the school. This enhances student-centric learning.
“Being selected as a Microsoft Showcase School is an amazing honor and recognition of the passion our teachers and staff have for creating the best learning environments possible. We look forward to sharing our experiences with other schools in our community and the world to continue finding innovative ways to equip our students with the proper tools needed for success inside and outside of the classroom.”
As a Showcase School, Grace Schools will work closely with Microsoft to lead innovation in education and communicate a vision for education enabled by technology through the hosting and mentoring of other schools in the community on transformational educational practices.
“Microsoft Showcase Schools are shining examples of those applying purpose driven innovation in a variety of ways to build connection, motivate students and to create community in and out of school, ” said Anthony Salcito, Vice President, Worldwide Education, Microsoft.
“These schools are truly transforming learning and providing more personalized education to students empowering them to achieve more.”
As well as being recognized on a global scale for their innovative approach to educating tomorrow’s workforce, Showcase Schools also receive the following benefits from Microsoft as part of the program:
- Collaboration with an international group of thought leaders
- Microsoft Innovative Educators Experts (MIE Experts) on staff to help drive innovation and to support staff, peers and students
- Access to professional development for Educators within their school
- Invitations to regional and global events
- Monthly community webinars and Yammer group discussion, exclusive to Showcase Schools
- Email signature and digital signage