D3 Consultants and New Nordic School Partner to Improve School Education in the MENA Region

Marc McIlhone Education

Transforming education through promoting passion, curiosity, and a healthy wellbeing

The partnership event was attended by Ms Rima Al Kaissi, Managing Partner of D3 Consultants, Mr. Mohanned AlAnni, Managing Director and CEO at D3 Consultants, Pia Jormalainen, CEO and Co-Founder of New Nordic School, and Stephen Cox, Chief Education Officer of New Nordic School.

D3 Consultants is proud to announce that this partnership is geared to providing existing K-12 schools and early childhood kindergartens as well as new schools with the best practices of the Finnish educational system through the Nordic Baccalaureate curriculum, professional development, and improvement of quality standards across all services provided by schools. Both D3 Consultants and New Nordic School believe that global competency skills coupled with future skills and a strong academic foundation provide students with a solid path of growth and excellence. “We invested in providing students with a healthy journey combined with intrinsic motivation and love for life-long learning through our vast experience in the educational market and understanding of the culture and vision of the nation’s leaders,” said Mohanned AlAnni, Managing Director and CEO at D3 Consultants.

Mr. Muhanned elaborated “With this agreement, we are happy to say that it is strengthening the position of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the educational reforms and it shows how Bahrain is leading the effective academic development among GCC countries and contributes to transforming into the information society and the knowledge-based economy to achieve sustainable development in the Kingdom of Bahrain with the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Kingdom of Bahrain, H.R.H Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, H.R.H. Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and First Deputy Prime Minister and with an adjacent perusal from His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa His Majesty’s Representative of His Majesty for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and president of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports.

The partnership aims at providing schools who are using different curricula across the GCC and MENA region with the necessary support to build capacity and sustain improvements through effective implementation services that develop collaboration, trust, and continuous improvement. “We aim to motivate students of all ages to benefit from extraordinary learning, driven by curiosity and challenge, inspiring passion and confidence,” said Rima Kaissi, Managing Partner at D3 Consultants.

Honorable Marianne Nissilä, Finnish Ambassador of United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain Commenting on D3 Consultants Signing Partnership with New Nordic School Company said “I am very happy to witness this signing ceremony between New Nordic School and D3 Consultants from Bahrain, I think its a wonderful step to building a bridge between Finland and Bahrain and I am personally happy that it’s happening in Education where every Finnish I believe is willing to share the know-how and the lessons learned we have gained in developing our Education system. We are also very much listening to other peoples’ experiences and hope the process will be learned from Bahrain and the other countries that will be part of the cooperation”.

Mrs Pia Jormalainen, CEO and Co-founder of New Nordic School, expressed her great happiness with this partnership, which in turn aims to transfer the successful and distinguished reputation of the Finnish educational system to have a global impact. “We are passionate about making a positive difference in the learning journeys of students around the world and this partnership opportunity will help us achieve our vision of global impact by providing schools with the necessary technological tools, skills competencies, and upskilling through professional development to help students find their true passions and reach their highest potential.”

Mr Stephen Cox, Chief Education Officer at New Nordic School added, “We understand the challenges associated with improving the quality of the education in the region and we recognize the need to establish strong local partnerships with those who have presence on the ground. Collectively we can deliver the continued improvement to prepare students with the skills they will need which delivers the countries vision and shape their own future.”

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