Meadow Hall Foundation (MHF), a non-governmental organisation that partners with individuals, public and private organisations to implement sustainable initiatives, projects and programmes that support teachers, students, schools, and communities, is pleased to announce the third edition of her Inspirational Educator Awards (INSEA) and Education Convention.
The vision of Meadow Hall Foundation is to advance the educational outcomes of the Nigerian child by enhancing teaching quality, changing mindsets about teaching and advocating for the teaching profession. To this end, the Foundation focuses on training and equipping teachers and also rewarding outstanding and inspirational teachers and school leaders who go out of their way to better the lives of the pupils in their care through the Inspirational Educator Awards (INSEA).
The Inspirational Educator Awards (INSEA) is a merit-based award aimed at elevating the teaching profession and motivating teachers and school leaders to continue to strive for excellence in their profession. The award is open to teachers in Nigeria who teach in public or private schools (primary or secondary).
At the inaugural awards ceremony in 2017, Mrs. Oluremi Tanimola of Army Children Senior High School, Ikeja Military Cantonment, Ikeja, won the Inspirational School Leader of the Year Award while Miss Abiodun Odueke of Station Junior Grammar School, Ifako-Ijaiye, won the Inspirational Teacher of the Year Award.
Also, at the second edition of the awards ceremony in 2018, Mr. Olufemi Folaponmile of Aduvie International School, Abuja, won the Inspirational School Leader of the Year Award while Mrs. Kikelomo Usilo of Ifesowapo/Aboru Senior Secondary School, Lagos and Mr. Olalekan Ademola Adeeko of Baptist Boys’ High School, Abeokuta, Ogun State, won the Inspirational Teacher of the Year Award.
The Inspirational School Leader of the year will receive a cash award of N2,000,000.00 while the Inspirational Teacher of the year will receive a cash award of N1,000,000.00. The two runners-up for both categories will also receive the sum of N500,000.00 each.
To nominate an Inspirational Teacher or School Leader for these awards, visit www.inseawards.org. Nominations close on Friday, 15th of March, 2019. Nomination/participation is FREE.
According to the founder, Meadow Hall Foundation, Mrs. Kehinde Nwani, these awards will go a long way in rewarding the hard work of exceptional teachers and school leaders and also inspiring others to continue to strive for excellence in their teaching profession. She wants parents, students, educators and the general public to nominate inspirational teachers and school leaders of their choice for these awards.
The Education Convention provides an opportunity for teachers, school owners, parents, government officials, policy-makers and other stakeholders to gain fresh perspectives on pertinent educational issues from their interactions with teachers and educational experts. The theme for this year’s convention is “Accelerating National Development through Education”. It is expected to draw about 1,000 stakeholders and is set to hold on the 4th of May, 2019 at Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. To learn more on how to participate in this convention, visit http://meadowhallfoundation.org/education-convention-registration/.