Homebridge by Beaconhouse partners with Cambridge International for Pakistan’s first hybrid A Level school
Homebridge by Beaconhouse partners with Cambridge International for Pakistan’s first hybrid A Level school. Beaconhouse, Pakistan’s largest network of private educational institutions, under its A Level school, Homebridge, has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Cambridge International to offer AS and A Levels through the program Homebridge online school for students.
Homebridge by Beaconhouse is the first hybrid Cambridge International A Level school in Pakistan, offering students the opportunity to study their Cambridge program with online lectures, teachers and all the necessary facilities for a seamless learning journey. Through the hybrid model, students have access to Beaconhouse campuses for extracurricular activities, libraries and laboratories.
The signing ceremony took place at Cambridge International’s headquarters in Cambridge, UK.
Speaking at the ceremony, Nassir Kasuri, chief executive of the Beaconhouse Group, commented on the partnership, saying: “As the world undergoes a digital transformation, it is an opportune time for both organizations to work together on a hybrid school that will make A Levels. accessible to a new group of students, overcoming social barriers as well as the widespread gender gap in education in Pakistan. This collaboration is a source of social mobility in the country and we are confident that it will help open up new avenues and opportunities for young people.”
Rod Smith, Group Managing Director, International Education, Cambridge International, said: “Our relationship with Beaconhouse is almost 50 years old and continues to grow to provide new opportunities for students. The number of students gaining Cambridge qualifications and using our resources in Pakistan is phenomenal and we greatly value our relationships with schools in Pakistan. I believe that the more we can do to strengthen these relationships, the more we can do to impact education for the benefit of the country.
We need partnerships because we need to keep learning from each other. Our partners such as Beaconhouse are helping us understand how the educational services we are developing in Cambridge will meet the needs of learners in Pakistan.”
The ceremony was attended by other members of Cambridge International’s management team, including Uzma Yousuf, Country Director, Pakistan; Ian Harris, Deputy Director, Marketing Communications; and Jonathan Hardy, Head of Schools Development.
This unique partnership will support Beaconhouse and Cambridge International’s ongoing work to make high-quality education accessible to students in Pakistan, particularly students in remote areas where access to international qualifications can be difficult.
Homebridge by Beaconhouse is a hybrid A Level school with an innovative setting that gives students the opportunity to take A Levels without the limitations of time and place and focuses on evolving the way we educate. Bringing students the best of online and on-campus access, it builds bridges across socio-economic segments, cultural nuances and physical distances, empowering young people and preparing them for tomorrow.
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