D3 Consultants based in Bahrain, and operating in GCC and MENA, has partnered up with The New Nordic School, based in Finland, to fortify their vision of transforming education in the GCC and MENA region. 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.
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 of all services provided by schools. “This agreement strengthens the position of Bahrain in educational reforms and it shows how Bahrain is leading the effective academic development among GCC,” said Mohanned AlAnni, Managing Director and CEO at D3 Consultants.
“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.
Mrs. Pia Jormalainen, CEO and Co-founder of New Nordic School, expressed her 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.
Ms. Rima Al Kaissi, Managing Partner of D3 Consultants, Honorable Ms. Marianne Nissilä, Finnish Ambassador of United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain, and Stephen Cox, Chief Education Officer of New Nordic School at the partnership ceremony in Dubai.
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 a presence on the ground.”
The partnership aims at providing schools that 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.