Enko Education launches a new international school in Maputo
Enko Education and Sekeleka Investimentos have announced the creation of a joint venture to develop international secondary schools in Mozambique. The partnership’s first project will see the launch of Enko Nyamunda International School
A new secondary school in January 2016.
Helder Maocha, Partner at Sekeleka Investimentos explains that “collaborating with Enko Education is ideal as it enables us to respond to growing requests from parents and students for international programmes”. He adds that “such programmes will allow students in Mozambique to be better prepared for an increasingly globalised environment”.
“Colégio Nyamunda is the oldest and one of the most esteemed schools in Mozambique, which makes it a great partner to setup our high quality programmes targeting the middle class and pursue our vision”, says Eric Pignot, Enko Education’s Chief Operating Officer.
The partnership’s first project is “Enko Nyamunda International School”, a new international secondary school based in Maputo, that will open its doors on January 18th 2016 to students from grades 8, 9 and 10 who will follow the Cambridge curriculum as preparation for the International Baccalaureate programme that will be taught in grades 11 and 12 as from 2017.
Today, the education system in Mozambique is still being rebuilt after the civil war saw the destruction of at over 30% of the country’ schools. Between 1980 and 1985 alone, the number of schools dropped from 5,730 to 3,679. Private sector, alongside government efforts, can play an important role in helping to supplement and revamp Mozambique’s education offer
About Enko Education
Enko Education aims to democratise affordable excellent education by building a large network of private international schools in the region. The company is currently active in South Africa, Cameroon and Mozambique and will soon launch activities in DRC and Ivory Coast. For more information, visit https://www.enkoeducation.com.
About Sekeleka Investimentos
Sekeleka Investimentos a Mozambican education company owning and operating a network of local primary schools under the brand name “Colégio Nyamunda”. The growing Colégio Nyamunda network currently consists of three primary schools, with Colégio Nyamunda of Maputo being one of Mozambique’s oldest and most esteemed primary schools. For more information, visit https://www.sekeleka.co.mz/.