- Advertisement -Cambridge International and the British Council received the prestigious yearly British Council Recognition and Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards at a ceremony held at The Civic Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, on 14 June. Ninety-one top performing students from 46 schools in Nigeria received 125Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards following their outstanding performance in the November 2017and June 2018 Cambridge exams series. The awards covered various subjects taken in Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge O Levels and Cambridge International AS & A Levels. The top achievers included three ‘Top in World’ category winners: Omoshemi Favour Oloriegbe from The Childville Senior for Cambridge IGCSE Sociology in the June 2018 exam series; Prince Ogunlana from Lifeforte International High School for Cambridge International AS Level Sociology in the November 2017 exam series and Chinaza Adaeze Osuji from Chrisland College awarded for Cambridge IGCSE Agriculture in the November 2017 exam series. Top in World winners are learners who have gained the highest mark in the world for a single subject.
In her opening remarks at the ceremony, Kanto Adesina, Territory Manager for Nigeria, Cambridge International, offered warm congratulations to the students, their teachers and principals. She said: ’Events like this are very important for Cambridge because students are at the heart of everything we do. We believe continuous and interactive learning, not exams and tests, is the ultimate purpose of education to impact individuals and the world. ‘Our examinations are designed to encourage, recognise and reward learning. They should not be regarded as an end in themselves. Our programmes and qualifications encourage students to develop their own strengths and interests, and cultivate an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning.’
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