Mrs Mabel Ogaraku
The Head of School
Imperial Gate School

Mrs Mabel Ogaraku is a seasoned and passionate educational professional with over 25 years experience. She began her teaching career as a class teacher at Kemeesther Nursery/Primary School, Surulere, Lagos in 1989. She joined Corona Schools in 1991 and served in various capacities such as Class teacher, Supervisor, Acting Head of School and Deputy Head; a position she held until her resignation in 2007. She became one of the pioneer team of Imperial Gate School in October, 2007 as the Head of Academics / Administration. She was later appointed as the Head of School in March, 2010.

Her educational experiences have given her the opportunity to collaborate with diverse group of people to achieve a shared goal of equipping pupils with the knowledge and skills required to navigate through life. Her philosophy is based on her conviction that all pupils can learn, given a positive learning environment, a committed and focused educational team, a supportive family and an encouraging community.

She is an alumnus of Lagos Business School and the University of Roehampton, UK. She holds the Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE), Bachelor Degree in Education (BED) and Master Degree in Educational Leadership. She attended the Senior Managers Programme (SMP 45) at the Lagos Business School and has participated in several seminars locally and internationally. She is a member of the Association of International Schools Educators of Nigeria.