Meadow Hall Foundation has won the award for innovation in education. The Foundation won the award at the NEDIS (Nigerian Education Innovation Summit) held in Lagos.
According to Dr. Modupe Adefeso-Olateju, managing director at The Education Partnership Centre (TEP Centre) and convener of the NEDIS (Nigerian Education Innovation Summit), Meadow Hall Foundation received the award for innovation in education because of its contribution to the continuous professional development of Nigerian teachers through one of its initiatives called the Teacher Professional Development Training (TPDT).
This award from The Education Partnership Centre (TEP Centre), whose focus is the research, implementation and evaluation of education projects across both the non-profit and profit was presented in recognition of Meadow Hall Foundation’s efforts in ensuring teachers access quality trainings and opportunities for professional development.
The Teacher Professional Development Training (TPDT) is a programme initiated by Meadow Hall Foundation to empower teachers (especially those in the public and low income earning private schools in Nigeria), with the necessary soft and technical skills required to positively impact 21st century teaching and learning outcomes in the Nigeria child. Through the Teacher Professional Development Training (TPDT), Meadow Hall Foundation has trained over 1,600 teachers for free.
Mrs. Kehinde Nwani, Founder of Meadow Hall Foundation was delighted that the Foundation received the award for innovation in education. According to Mrs. Nwani, Meadow Hall Foundation has played a big part in improving the quality of education for the Nigerian Child, by partnering with individuals, public and private organisations to implement sustainable initiatives, projects and programmes designed for the advancement of the educational outcomes of the Nigerian Child by enhancing teaching quality, changing mindsets about teaching and advocating for the teaching profession. These initiatives includes; School Adoption Program (SAP), Core Centre, Inspirational Educator Awards (INSEA), Education Convention (EC) and Teachers Resource Centre (TRC).