- About Olashore International School
Olashore International School (OIS) is a private co-educational school for 600 students, which offers high calibre education in a wide range of subjects a junior secondary, senior secondary and a university foundation programme in partnership with Lancaster University, UK.
Olashore International School believes in the dignity and worth of each student and recognizes the importance of mutual responsibility in the world community.
The School believes that all youths should have the opportunity for education consistent with their individual capabilities and with their personal and social needs.
The School believes that change is a constant fact in life and that education should encourage in students the development of values and thinking processes which will facilitate their intelligent adaptability in a changing world.
The School believes that learning is an unbroken activity continued throughout an individual’s life. Education therefore, should foster independent thinking,exploration and experiment as a lifelong process.
Olashore International School opened wide its gates on 9th January 1994 to welcome its first set of one hundred Year 7 students. The school was founded by Oba Oladele Olashore CON to compete with its counterparts around the world and also offer quality boarding education of an international standard in Nigeria. He chose to establish the school in Iloko, his home town. This singular act has brought about development in the community and placed it on the global map.
Since its first set of students, the school has gained a reputation for academic excellence, inculcating the right values in its students and equipping them for life. Knowing that change is the only constant thing in life, the school has constantly updated itself to stay abreast of education best practices constantly producing students who have performed astonishingly well in their various field of endeavours.
The founding Principal, Dr. D. F. Burgess, during the opening of the school noted that, although the school was open, the facilities would continue to be developed for years to come. Alongside this development of the facilities, the school would continue to grow in its academic achievements. He also identified some of the school’s values such as the dignity and individual worth of each student and the opportunity for all youth to have an education consistent with their personal and social needs.
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