The M-PESA Basis Academy has overseen the commencement of 40 learners who shaped its first cohort of learners endeavor the Worldwide Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).
The Programme, which was launched in 2020, addresses college students’ mental, social, emotional, and bodily well-being in preparation for tertiary schooling and past.
Following their commencement, the 40 learners will transition to the establishment’s Uongozi Centre from June to December this 12 months to undertake applications that can equip them with expertise and information in readiness for tertiary schooling.
The Centre may even supply them profession steerage, assist them with functions to technical establishments and universities and help them till they full their subsequent part of studying.
“This can be a special occasion for M-PESA Basis Academy, as we witness the primary cohort graduating from the IBDP. As a management academy, our objective is to supply our college students with one of the best possibilities at being sport changers in society with the appropriate management expertise, and that’s the reason we took up this curriculum,” mentioned the Performing Government Head of Faculty, Mary Nyale.
M-PESA Basis Academy was established in 2016, and 946 college students from throughout the nation have been admitted to the establishment since then, with 96 college students becoming a member of in February this 12 months. From 2019, the Academy has sponsored 133 college students to review in universities in the USA, United Kingdom, and Switzerland, whereas over 116 college students have discovered placement in native universities and TVETs.