The British Council has had quite a huge impact on me. Sometime in 2003, the British Council sponsored me on a trip to Manchester to attend a seminar on Violence Against Women. It was on this trip that I paid a visit to St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre, a place where survivors could receive professional and timely support to overcome the trauma of rape and sexual assault. I was impressed and immediately made up my mind to open the centre.
Lanre Phillips is a Sales/Marketing professional whose experience has spanned over 20 years in the FMCG, Banking and Telecommunications industry. He has thrived in intellectually stimulating and dynamic work environments that have ensured growth and development. He has an unusual passion for the growth of small businesses through the development of human capacity and implementation of sound business strategies which translate into operational excellence.
Build confidence and practise listening skills in this app for 6- to 11-year-olds. Watch fun animated songs and stories such as ‘Florence Nightingale’ and ‘Red Riding Hood’, and play challenging games to improve spelling and understanding.
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Children aged 6 years and younger can now play exciting games and listen to English words to learn about numbers, colours, shapes and food with Timmy and his friends. The app is developed by the British Council in collaboration with Aardman Animations, the creators of Shaun the Sheep and Timmy Time.
Boost children’s language development, cognitive and motor skills in this fun app. Games help children learn and practise vocabulary as well as combine words to build simple phrases. This is the second app in a series of apps with Timmy, the star of children’s TV series Timmy Time.
With this app children will learn over 60 new English words, review vocabulary from the first two ‘Learning Time with Timmy’ apps and boost their concentration and memory skills. Kids can play three fun games with Timmy and his friends including the first reading game in the Learning Time with Timmy series.
Lovelyn Chris Ita is the creative director of Luvita Creations. She holds a B.A degree in History and International Relations and a PGDE from the University of Calabar. In 2009 she was trained as a fashion stylist at the prestigious instituto maragoni,Italy.In 2015,she was selected as a fashion focus fialist for the Lagos fashion and design week.
She founded the Calabar Burst of Creatives(CBC) in 2016,aimed at promoting the creative industry in Cross River State.
Lucy has made television programmes around the world for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Nickelodeon and Disney. She has TV credits on BAFTA and RTS award-winning children’s and factual programmes and the acclaimed flagship architecture series Grand Designs. She gained a masters degree from the British Film Institute/University of London and began her career at Sight and Sound and the BFI Archive before moving into production and then academiaat the University of Greenwich, London
He is responsible for the strategic growth and positioning of the Sage brand in the West Africa region, a fast-growing territory that the company has targeted for strategic investment in the years to come. He has more than 14 years of experience in consulting for Multinational and National companies in the areas of Taxation, Payroll Administration and Business Compliance. Presently, he focuses on business and sales development; supporting teams with a view to increase customer acquisition.