Mark is one of the UK’s leading experts on education in Nigeria and opportunities for UK boarding schools. He was the author of the definitive report by the British Council on independent schools and partnerships in the country, has spoken at a seminar at the Department for International Trade in London, at the British Boarding Schools Workshop and at AMDIS. He has been helping schools and families in Nigeria since 2008 and has visited the country 17 times. For more information contact Mark.
Highlights of his experience include:
Search and selection of Heads and teachers for leading schools.
Advising families on boarding schools for their children.
Have included the Commissioner for Education Lagos, CEOs of schools, banks and businesses.
Seminars and presentations for parents (Day Waterman College, Regent School Abuja, Grange School, St Saviour’s, Lagos Prep School).
Have spoken at major conferences (AMDIS, APEN) and run seminars for Heads and Senior Leaders in Lagos (September 2015, October 2016).
Mark often takes Heads and senior leaders from the UK to Nigeria for high level meetings with schools and receptions with prospective parents.
Organised the first British Council UK Boarding Schools Fair in Lagos, October 2010. Have jointly run a boarding schools exhibition with Anderson Education in Lagos twice yearly since October 2014.
Mark advises schools in Nigeria on new school projects, partnerships with the UK and other strategic development opportunities
In association with Anderson Education a directory of boarding schools for West Africa is revised and published alongside the exhibitions in Lagos (includes entries for c.50 boarding schools as well as practical articles for families).