Legae Academy School of Excellency has posted an outstanding performance worldwide, with its student winning a prestigious award from the University of Cambrigde International Examinations (CIE) in recognition of his top performance in the November 2009 Cambridge examination session.
Muhammed Bilal Mirza received the Cambridge top World Award for gaining the highest mark in the world for Cambridge International A level Applied ICT in the November 2009 CIE examinations.
In an interview with Sunday Standard, Legae Academy Principal, Easo Oomen, said, “This award is an honour not only for Legae Academy but also for the entire education sector in Botswana.”
Oomen added that the award recognizes the commitment of both learners’ and staff.
Oomen noted Mirza’s performance, noting that he has done the nation proud and has taken the school on the world map. He added that Legae is proud to pursue world class excellence in academic, moral and physical education.
CIE’s annual Cambridge outstanding achiever awards programme celebrates success in Cambridge examinations, with learners in over 150 countries entering Cambridge examinations each year
In the same vein, Janet Morris, CIE Director, commended the outstanding performance saying, “I am delighted to have this opportunity to congratulate learners and teachers at Legae Academy for having worked so hard to achieve exam success.”
She added that learners from more than 150 countries enter Cambridge examinations every year and it is an incredible achievement to win a Cambridge top in the World award.
Legae has over the years provided its students with world class education. It is among the select group of education and training institutions from around the world and the first in Botswana that was honoured as recipients of the Arch of Europe International Quality award in the Gold category.
Legae offers IGCSE Cambridge International equivalent to the British GCSE. IGCSE has been fully adopted as the standard for the new Botswana GCSE currently being rolled into local Government Senior Secondary schools.