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Franklin Covey, Teesas Hold Children’s Leadership Boot Camp in Lagos

An African-focused EdTech firm, Teesas in partnership with an American-based education organization, Franklin Covey has organized a children’s leadership boot camp in Lagos.

The leadership boot camp curriculum is anchored on concepts from the bestseller, ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,’ which was also published by Franklin Covey.

Parents with challenges of keeping their children positively engaged during school holidays, Teesas and its American coaching partner has provided a solution with the boot camp, which was held at the new tech-enabled Teesas learning center in Lagos.

The two-week boot camp is designed to help children channel their energies, while schools are on break to build leadership skills towards achieving academic success, home-based and environmental productivity and self-discovery.

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The leadership curriculum covers the ‘Seven Habits for Kids, for children between the ages of 7 and 11 and the ‘Seven Habits for Teenagers,’ for children between ages 12 and 18.

In addition, Teesas offers ‘Exam Prep’ program for grade five and six pupils who are transitioning to secondary school.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Teesas, Osayi Izedonmwen said the firm, launched as an online learning platform via the Teesas Education App, has a vision to offer 360 hybrid solutions that will liberalize access to education in Africa.

He said that the app would also deepen impact and create paradise that teaches children critical life changes.

He added that the Teesas learning center will help in actualize  vision through the provision of neighbourhood after-school coaching centers for children preparing for secondary and university entrance examinations, and critical skills such as leadership and coding.”

Franklin Covey Education’s Vice President, Bill McInytre said the center currently has over 7,000 ‘Leader in Me’ schools around the world.

He said the ‘Leader in Me’ is a whole-school transformation model and process based on the ‘Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’ and on leadership in schools.

Teesas entered an exclusive partnership with Franklin Covey Education last year to deliver Franklin Covey’s suite of education-related products directly to students, schools and parents across Africa.

Speaking on the partnership, McInytre said: the reason for partnering with this organization is their vision of taking these principles and building leaders of the future here in Nigeria and throughout the continent.

He added that the mission is to develop leaders with integrity that can lead in their communities, families, Nigeria, on the continent and in the world.

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