At a press conference held at Laweh Open University College on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Prof. Mrs. Goski Alabi, the President of Laweh Open University College, officially outdoored the Laweh International High School (LAWIS). Laweh Open University College is the first accredited open university in Ghana and second in West Africa located at Teshie-Nungua Estates in Accra.
Speaking on the relevance of Online Education across all levels of the Ghanaian educational system, Prof. Goski Alabi said that LAWIS reinforces their defining characteristics as the foremost in 21st century education in Ghana. Again, LAWIS is also the first Pan-African Online Private Leadership High School in Ghana.
She explained further that, LAWIS is in partnership with the US based EdOptions Academy, and therefore offers rigorous technologically driven and career – preparatory American High School programme based on accredited curriculum. And that, they also have the required resources to support West African Examination Curriculum and British IGSCE and A-level Curriculum. Prof. Goski Alabi made it clear that all classes are taught through online and supplemental blended instruction, utilising fully American certified teachers.
Pointing out the unique benefits of choosing LAWIS, she explained that the school equips its students to be purpose-driven, creative, entrepreneurial, and intellectually stimulated in a way that pushes the boundaries of traditional education. “LAWIS is for motivated students that want to learn at a school that fits their individual learning style. Combining flexible and blended learning platform with our award winning accredited curriculum, our students enjoy a high school that fits their lifestyle” , she said.
In furtherance, she highlighted that each student in such a learning environment would acquire the requisite competencies, skills and experiences to prepare them to thrive in the chosen future career through their own learning style and pace. And that, LAWIS students take 21 courses within 3 years to get an American High School Diploma if they have completed Junior High School or 5 courses for those who have completed Senior High School in Ghana or Nigeria.
“We also have a credit recognition system for those who wish to transfer. Particularly for those in the final year of the Senior High School, they also have a special concessions for 5 credits or courses. American High School Diploma can be used to enter any university in the World including Universities in Ghana” , she disclosed.
LAWIS campus is located at Teshie Nungua Estates, Addogonno, off Spintex Baatsonaa Road, behind the Ghana Commercial Bank College Training School, Accra – Ghana and close to the Beautiful Cape Three Point.