Jenny Coetzee Managing director Crawford International School Kenya (Center) speaking at the Expo

An International Schools Fair (ISF) providing the perfect opportunity to experience the best that education has to offer has been concluded at the Village Market Nairobi.

In its fourth edition, the fair brought together experts cutting across different international schools and companies in the education sector.

Village Market as a community of many interests hosts the fair annually to cater those looking for opportunities in Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School and Pre-University.

Most of the International schools at the Expo offers specialized form of educations that prepares students for the future and today.

The Expo took place from April 25, 2019 to April 28, 2019 and is an annual event.

The objectives of the Event and the planned activities revolve around making ISF a platform for international schools and other local private education service providers to meet with potential clients and the general public for a discourse on the best educational opportunities available in Kenya.

Some of the participating schools and exhibitors included Hillcrest International School, SABIS International School, Brook house school, Crawford International School, St. Andrew’s School, The Aga Khan High School, School of Nation and International Christian Kindergarten, Imperial Education Consultants, Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology

Students from for example Crawford International School are required to develop critical thinking problem solving.

“We exist in an era of communication and information but students need to learn difference between information factual-sounding opinions,” said Jenny Coetzee, Managing director Crawford International School Kenya.

Coetzee added that they embrace technology which is integrated in learning experience.

She said that they are guarded by British Curriculum and the Cambridge International Examinations Board is the preferred choice of syllabus in the majority of subject areas.

Some of the schools with a long educational history at the exhibition  were The Aga Khan High School

Established in 1961, The Aga Khan High School, Nairobi is a private co-educational, multicultural day      secondary school.

The school is situated in Westland’s, along Waiyaki Way, just 7 kilometers from Nairobi’s city centre. It offers strong academic teaching on a large campus with extensive facilities.

It strives to impart an education that will enable students to become well-placed members of Kenyan society.

Two streams of secondary education—National Curriculum (KCSE) Form 1 to IV, and the Cambridge International Curriculum—IGCSE “O” Level are offered. The teaching faculty are highly qualified, motivated and self-driven professionals who have continued to enrich their pedagogical skills through requisite in-service training.

Brook house Prep Schools are in a league of their own, encouraging the imagination of every child in the Brook house family. Whether it’s a medieval castle at the Karen campus or a modern complex at the Runda campus, these are worlds of wonder to explore. Both campuses offer the British Curriculum Early Years to Year 8, leading to the common Entrance.

School of Nation and International Christian Kindergarten is an international, multicultural Christian school equipped to serve a diverse student body with the highest standards of education.

It is a fully accredited Cambridge international school (from Year 1 to A level). We provide academic excellence, nurturing the potential of each student and offering a broad and balanced curriculum firmly founded upon Christian principles.

Whereas, International Christian Kindergarten is an early childhood wing of School of the Nations, and takes pride in excellence in early childhood education since 1991, using Montessori approach, learning by joyful discovery.

Hillcrest International School (early years, preparatory and secondary school) is a group of schools that is committed to inspiring, encouraging and empowering each child to achieve personal excellence and to grow to become a valuable member of the global community in which we live.

Founded in 1931, St Andrew’s School, Turi’ is a leading international boarding school in East Africa offering the British Curriculum to over 600 students aged 5 -18 years.

The School is comprised of a Prep School and Senior School. Both schools are situated on a quiet, safe and secure learning environment and a setting for a rich array of extra-curricular experiences. The School’s mission is to ‘develop self-disciplined, confident and compassionate individuals who live and lead with integrity’.

Established in 1961, the Aga Khan High School, Nairobi is a private co-educational, multicultural day secondary school.

The school is situated in Westland’s, along Waiyaki Way, just 7 kilometers from Nairobi’s city centre,it offers strong academic teaching on a large campus with extensive facilities.

It strives to impart an education that will enable students to become well-placed members of Kenyan society.

Two streams of secondary education—National Curriculum (KCSE) Form 1 to IV, and the Cambridge International Curriculum—IGCSE “O” Level are offered.

The teaching faculty are highly qualified, motivated and self-driven professionals who have continued to enrich their pedagogical skills through requisite in-service training.

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