Welcome to SchoolRun the Education Consultancy Firm

Our core competence lies in offering exceptional quality services for the education sector, designing appropriate interventions and direct implementation of turnaround strategies and solutions.

About Us

SchoolRun ("SR") is one of the top educational consultancies IN NIGERIA. FOUNDED IN 2006, we offer unique and bespoke tailored services in all aspects of independent education. Whether you are a family looking for advice on  independent education or a school seeking to fill a vacant Headship, we have a service to meet your needs. We also offer a comprehensive students placement service, out of school academic interventions and school start ups. Our schools consultancy team, has a wealth of relevant experience to deliver exceptional consultancy services. As a starting point, it is important to gain a clear understanding of exactly what is required through our ISA & TA (Initial System Audits & Teachers’ Assessments), We can then develop the project methodology and main delivery to help you achieve a successful outcome.

Join our exciting network of practitioners:  PEEL (partners for Excellence in Education and Learning) and access all the members benefits such as one annual bespoke training, 50% discount on all our training and capacity building events, free curriculum support and assistance in filling all your staff vacancies. Send an email to info@schoolrun.com.ng for more information on this.

SchoolRun Academy Ventures ("SR") led by Bc Akin-Alabi, is an education consultancy firm in pursuit of creating a sustainable learning culture in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa.
SchoolRun core competence lies in offering exceptional quality services for the education sector, designing appropriate interventions and direct implementation of turnaround strategies and solutions.

SR Mission Statement:

SchoolRun aims to provide world class education solution that would support its vision of creating a sustainable learning culture through a global perspective to education development and delivery; through world class capacity building events, training and professional support for education & learning practitioners, school teams, governments and education stakeholders.

Vision:

SR's Vision is for every Nigerian child to access quality, safe education/learning and key opportunities by leading the change activities that would enable the creation of a sustainable learning culture in Africa and Nigeria, in particular. This we aim to achieve through our mission of being a top brand for delivering cutting edge educational support services, training, consultancy and facilitating collaborations beyond the school boundaries.

Core Values:

Professionalism, Integrity and Service

Strength:

Our strength is demonstrated in the workforce. What makes SR unique is the ability to adapting world best practices to fit into local scenarios, impart world–class ethics into locally grown personnel to proffer real solutions for clients. SR people are effectively trained to deliver outcomes that meet the clients' expectations and objectives.

SR is well grounded in education/learning & related value added services with the CEO herself getting the nod of approval of the British Government. This earned her a recommendation in March, 2001 by the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair. She has trained over 5,000 education and early years Practitioners in Nigeria, worked with the Minister of education as a consultant in 2001 and has led several projects for Lagos and Oyo State governments.

  • We are honest
  • We are professional
  • We are flexible
  • We are up-to-date

The wellbeing of the child is paramount in all that we do.

It is important to ensure children and babies are safeguarded.
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Management

Mrs Bc Akin-Alabi, is the CEO of SchoolRun Academy Ventures and the publisher of SchoolRun Magazine, (the first indigenous educational quarterly)'. Bc with more than 20 years post qualification experience in early years, childcare and education in the United Kingdom is passionate about sustainable development, access to equitable and qualitative education in Africa.

Dr. Bc. Akin Alabi

She was recognised by the British Prime Minister in March 2001 and was invited to 10, Downing Street to dine with Prime Minister Blair and his wife, Mrs Cherie Blair in recognition of Excellence in Childcare. After her first degree from the University of Lagos, Mrs Akin-Alabi had her Masters' in Business Administration (MBA) from the Southbank University, London and a PGCE from Roe Hampton Institute, London. She also completed a professional course in Early Years Learning and Education (NNEB, U.K), School Safety and Child Protection Course. She is registered with OFSTED in the U.K as a fit person for the care of children aged seven years and under.

She is also a member of the United Kingdom Strategic Society. Bc Akin-Alabi was a diligent teacher of mathematics and science in the United Kingdom, for over 20 years.
She was involved in developing and running different workshops in Mathematics and Science, Out of School learning initiatives for young children aged 5 to 18, and a facilitator for the Windsor Fellowship, an organisation targeting higher attainments for Black minority children.

She applied for and won the New Opportunities Funding (NOF) to set up similar initiatives and lead the British Government campaigns in the black minority groups in England ( August 2000-September 2004).
While in the U.K, in addition to teaching in the mainstream schools, Bc managed and ran five childcare centres (all which were founded by her), she was also a committee member of the Harrow Local Education Authority's Early Years Partnership, with responsibility for school safety, recruitment of staff, funding and benchmarking in all schools in the London Borough of Harrow. For many years, Bc was a volunteer in the children's department of her church, Praise Chapel, in Kilburn, North West London. She holds a first aid qualification and a QTS for the United Kingdom. Apart from this, Bc also holds a food hygiene certificate, attended a Basic SEN course and recorded the highest mark for the United Kingdom NIC Certificate where she recorded a phenomenal mark of 100%.
Since 2001, Bc has been working with progressive private schools in Nigeria, as an Education Consultant and Early Year's Expert to develop good quality provisions.

Through her PEEL (Partners for excellence in Education and Learning) Network, which she founded in 2006, Bc has been able to bring about unprecedented collaborations in the Nigerian education sector giving rise to her collaborations with Microsoft to roll out the Microsoft IT Academy in Nigeria. In addition to these, Bc has just been awarded a Doctorate Degree from the presitigious London Graduate School. While a member of the Board of the Harrow Early Years Development and Childcare Partnership (EYDCP), Bc took part in the designing of suitability tests, short listing and selection of suitable candidates for the London Borough of Harrow Early Years/ Educational Grants. Bc is currently the School Safety Administrator for Lagos State, a Project initiated by the Lagos State Safety Commission.

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Facts

Over the years, SchoolRun has achieved great strides in the developing a sustainable learning culture, one of these strides include being appointed the school safety administrator for Lagos State. SchoolRun developed all the contents and delivered appropriate blueprints for the School Safety Project.

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Our Services

The academic attainment of a student is dependent of a number of factors such as the learning environment, teachers' expertise, pastoral care and the use of appropriate ICT. This is why we take great pride in the range of our support services in schools. Offering a judicious blend of academic intervention, project management, school development and HR services to ensure outstanding outcomes for all learners.

Education Services & Consulting

We consult and provide all required services in the education sector and also make appropriate referrals to other professionals, organizations, and  community resources based upon individual's unique needs or as a result  of counselor's limitations.

Project management

We know what is working in a school and what is not. Our real-time data helps you track the impact of the strategies you put in place. Students progress can be measured by specific groups and evaluated in the context of behaviour and punctuality.

HR Services

We conduct individual personal counseling sessions addressing the  connection between personal and career issues as related to  career/life goals and the importance of understanding the overlap between  work and other life roles.

Student Placements

We provide a dependable service for education placements, complete education relocations, pupils’ recruitment, Guardian services; Education Exchanges and Enrichments. From career guidance and counselling using Dermatoglyphic techniques to Leadership / Lifestyle coaching and follow up through out the entire study period. send an email to info@schoolrun.com.ng or ams to +234 803 221 2221

PIE

Enrol A child today for Total Excellence Academy (TEA) 2016:A Leadership Summer Programme.

We aim to provide personalised academic coaching and Home work assistance prepare school children for dedicated examinations such as Common Entrance, NECO, WAEC, Jamb, prepare school children for International exams such as IGCSE, SAT, Toefl Leadership, lifestyle, entrepreneurial skills Study Skills, functional skills & etiquette classes Leadership is the nucleus of the entire programme. Total Excellence Academy (TEA) is launched with a motto to upgrade excellence within every individual child, so that their lives are transformed for sustainable development. Background Due to the following facts: School children face new challenges and pressure in school and in life generally School children today, do not know the true value of learning for themselves Not much has been done to help them build a strong, unshakable foundation of self esteem, the ability to form positive patterns of resilience and appropriate life skills to cope in today’s world But, ironically; All children are naturally good at learning! Think of how fast and well they learnt to talk, walk and achieve all their developmental milestones when they were much younger. The ability to learn is inherent in all. However, there are certain strategies that must be employed to effectively bring out this inherent trait in humans. Lastly as adults we need to face the fact that these children’s future is our future, thus, the need to contribute to building a formidable future for our Nation. Tea Cafe OSCi is a programme designed by PIE to relight the pupils’ passion for learning…raising champions and fulfilling destiny! Your children will be exposed to the following methodologies: Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Whole Brain Learning Multiple intelligence Teaching Multi-sensory learning Accelerative learning techniques Individual and Collaborative tasks Differentiated learning In order to ensure our participants are well groomed for the future, each Saturday, we will be running a free SON (Star of the Nation) session which is optional and will take the following form Action-packed lectures Drama, Media production and filming Functional skills (cooking, cream making, beads making, makeup classes) Small groups activities Outdoor mental tasks Motivational videos and songs Experiential life games Role plays and role reversals Dramaskits and dance sessions Public speaking challenges Etiquette classes (social, dining, business and ……) Grooming sessions Adventure hunts Hands on /practical workshop sessions Objectives and Outcomes For our participants to become independent learners who would have an heightened appreciation of learning for self actualisation as opposed to learning to please parents and teachers. to develop effective life skills to cope with the modern world, that is be locally relevant and globally compliant! to understand the importance of goal setting early in life through the development of life plans Help lay a firm foundation for the future of Nigeria by investing in your child to join the TEA Cafe. Together we will build a strong country!


Call *Jummy Michaels:
Delivery Manager 0808 407 4769, for this summer day camps starting on the 1st of August 2016*

info@schoolrun.com.ng; cp@schoolrun.com.ng
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PROJECTS

The list of the projects we embarked on so far is endless, but we have listed a few among the lot.

Most Recent project Video

Tastee Fried Chicken Children's day 'Spelling Bee' Competition

It was an interesting and interactive event for the children they were all intrigued and excited to participate in this event.

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Our Project History

• Designed an Academic Intervention Strategy for the Oyo State Ministry Of Education to stem the trend of Mass failure in external examination for SS3 student in Oyo State tagged OYOMESI

• Monitoring and Regulating Body for all Oyo State Schools (private and public) May 2009- on going for two years

• Africa Leadership Forum: Facilitating the DLTW Study Tour programme for young Female Medical Doctors from the six Geo-political zones of Nigeria May, 2009

• Independent Assessor, OYO State, Revive Attainment in Schools and Education Institutions (Project RAISE) November, 2008.

• Lagos State Government Advocacy Project on Special Education Needs (May 2006-October 2007)

• Tastee Fried Chicken Children's day 'Spelling Bee' Competition - May 2007

• Daystar Christian Centre, Children's Day celebration - May 2006 and May 2007

• Partners for Excellence in Education and Learning (PEEL) : Pioneer networking and collaboration for all education stakeholders (holds annual conference and Awards for Educators) since February 2006 to date

• NNPC Abuja Staff Children Enrichment Activities, August 2006

• King Sunny Ade, 60th Birthday Celebration Events for school children, October 2006

• Fidson Healthcare Ltd, Cultural Heritage Project for School Children, October 2007 to date

• Children Development Centre (NGO) - Child Development Therapy sessions with Dr Akindayomi for children with disability – Massey Street Children's Hospital, Lagos Island

• September 2010: Trainers for the NTI/MDG Training for 5,000 no of teachers in Oyo State Currently, agents for so many Schools in the United Kingdom for Admissions and as their Entrance Examination Agent in Nigeria.

• Capacity building workshops for Principals and Schools Inspectors in Oyo State Dec. 2009, July 2010, October 2010

• Consultant in charge of QUALITY ASSURANCE, NEEDS ASSESSMENT and SYTEMS AUDITS for OYO SUBEB March 2010

• Contract Award for ETF Intervention Fund 2010 October (Training of 950 no Teachers in the Core Curriculum Subjects of English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics)

• November 2010 Contract Award for the Study Tour of the UK Education System for the Directors and CEO of OYO SUBEB: A Capacity Building initiatives for Peer Mentoring and Professional Development of the senior staff of OYO SUBEB)

• Executive Study Tour of the United Kingdom, for Oyo state Universal education Board (SUBEB) (Involving all the directors, permanent secretary and the Board members), March 2011

• Dec 2012: Electrification, Supply of IT equipment and Generators to Model Junior Secondary Schools in Oyo state: OYO-SUBEB

• On-going: Recruitment of expatriate education professionals for various International Schools Relocating expatriate families and placing expatriate children in local International schools for various multi-national companies, and relocating children to boarding schools abroad

• Microsoft Trusted Education Partner for Africa

• Currently working in various capacities as consultants to a number of schools in Nigeria and undertaking International placements of candidates in Universities, A level colleges and secondary schools (Canada, USA, U.K and the rest of Europe)

• Currently The School Safety Administrator for Lagos State

Our Gallery

Lagos State School Safety Capacity Building Conference (CBC) Held on the 7/7/2014. At Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa -Ikeja, Lagos.

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Director General, Lagos state safety commission LSSC(Mrs Dominga Omolara flanked by Principal Consultant.

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Cross section of delegates

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Members of the school safety project team, leading the delegates in rendition of the school safety theme song.

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Mr Ola Opesan (The ceo, AISEN) and others singing the schoolsafety theme song.

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Cross section of delegates

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The Deputy Director CME, (Mrs Ronke Odeneye) flanked by principal consultant, SchoolRun, (Mrs Bc Akin Alabi)

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Cross section of delegates

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Mr Dapo Taiwo of TFL, in discussion with the Deputy Director CME,(Mrs Ronke Odeneye) and the safety Ambassador Education District III

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OUR CLIENTS

Among the lists of our reputable clients are.

Schoolrun Magazine

FIRST INDIGENOUS EDUCATIONAL MAGAZINE FOR PARENTS, EDUCATION PRACTITIONERS & THOSE ASPIRING TO BUILD A CAREER IN THE EDUCATION & LEARNING SECTOR.

Informative

There's no other place to get accurate information on the Nigerian Education sector like you do with SchoolRun Magazine.

Interactive

The SchoolRun Magazine is very interactive, we also give Job placements, check one of our seminars.

Trends in the Sector

Get to know the current trends in the Education sector. No other Education Magazine gives you the trend like we do

Events

The schoolrun Magazine gives you the current and accurate information on all school and students events.

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Get in Touch

Please do not hesitate to contact us for enquiries on SchoolRun and participation in our upcoming events and projects.

Contact Info

SCHOOLRUN ACADEMY VENTURES.
School Safety Administrator (Lagos State)
141A Eti-Osa Way, Dolphin, Ikoyi
Lagos, Nigeria.
P: (+234) 808 407 4769
(+234) 802 353 2183
(+234) 803 221 2221
Info@schoolrun.com.ng

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