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Biography of Mrs. Lai Koiki

Mrs Koiki is a passionate educator, with a track record for discovery and execution. She attended St. Annes School Ibadan and Queens College Lagos for HSC (A’Levels).

  • She attended University of Lagos where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, and went on to the UK to earn a Montessori Diploma from St. Nicholas Montessori Training Centre.
  • The Greensprings concept was conceived and introduced by Mrs Koiki in 1985, and her ground breaking innovations and commitment to the educational sector has kept Greensprings on a steady growth, having three campuses in Lagos with over 2000 students.
  • Leveraging on her professional experience as an Educational Instructor, Leader and Administrator, she has provided over thirty five years of strategic leadership to Greensprings.
  • Mrs Koiki is a pioneer in providing and promoting inclusive Special Needs Education in Nigeria, her campaign has led to the massive sensitization and awareness of the educational gaps in our society. Greensprings has recently opened a Special Needs School – Anthos House.
  • As an instructor, Mrs Koiki is sought out by both public and private schools to provide capacity building support. As a passionate educator, she provides learning facilities, training and support to public schools, private schools and other Educational Organisations.
  • She has also introduced a unique annual CSR initiative to Greensprings, where the school plays host to thousands of teachers and school owners from Nigerian schools for a special Open House Programme, giving them the opportunity to learn best practices by sharing ideas with them on ‘what we do’ and ‘how we do it’.
  • She is a founding member of the Association of Private Educators in Nigeria (APEN) and a member of its Board of Trustees. She has recently been appointed as the Chairman of APEN.
  • She is a Board member of Accreditation International, a US based organization that accredits international schools and sets academic standards for improvement of schools. She is motivated by her love for the Nigerian Child and remains a Pre-school teacher at heart.