Great Cornerstone Int'l Science Schools is a co-educational private school established in the year 1999 with the aim of providing qualitative education and to motivate, build confidence and create opportunities that lead to the attainment of superior human qualities and enduring virtues in students.
The founder is Dr.(Mrs.) C.A Onobumhe, an educator of repute who blends care with love. She and the General Cordinator, MR. AUSTINE DUYI are seasoned educationists whose experiences as school administrators span several years skillfully assisted by seasoned technocrats and academia.
Our philosophy is to produce well educated, well adjusted and disciplined young people who will be guided to face adult life with confidence and who will play constructive roles in the adult community as good citizens of their country and the world at large.
The mission of GCISC is to create and maintain a learning environment that fosters in students the ability to make choices based upon well reasoned strategies; to develop the capacity to respond and adapt to changing circumstances and worldly environments; to gain an appreciation for learning as a lifelong process and to gain the skills and knowledge necessary for a diverse, ever changing world.
Statement of Philosophy
GCISC will provide the fundamentals of literacy, communication, and mathematical applications for students to succeed in their later studies and/or working lives. School personnel will partner with parents and the community to maximize resources necessary to provide students a quality education in a supportive and positive climate. Students will develop global awareness, civic responsibility and critical thinking skills to respond and adapt to the changes of the 21st century.
The fundamental purpose of the GCISC is to encourage each student to develop his/her intellectual, social, and personal qualities in order to participate fully in an interconnected community – be it local or global.
Intellectually, students need to develop:
- The capacity for learning how to learn
- The ability to analyze and evaluate complex issues, problems, and events
- The skills needed to utilize changing knowledge and solving problems
Personally, students need to develop:
- A respect and acceptance of self
- A commitment to individual integrity and responsibility
- Respect for the fundamental moral values necessary in a multi-ethnic world
Socially, students need to develop:
- A commitment to democratic principles
- Respect for individual and cultural differences
- A capacity for empathy