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Our services at The Oakwood Institute are as follows:

Music

Here in Oakwood Institute, we undertake a full course on the rudiments of Music from Preliminary grade to the diploma level Grade 8. We are willing and able to train those interested in learning the following:

  • Voicing
  • Sight reading
  • Sight singing
  • Sight playing any musical instrument of your choice
  • Conducting
  • Choir management and so on.

Students are expected to major on an instrument in addition to any other orchestra instrument. Our examinations are held twice a year (February and August).

Dance

Dance is an art form that involves movement of the body. It is not possible to say when this form of art originated. However, it started thousands of years ago. Dance may be participatory, social, performed, ceremonial or competitive. It is an important part of ceremonies, celebrations and entertainment. Every dance has and always tells a story.

Dance is Beautiful
Dance is Natural
Dance is Healthy
Dance is fun.

It has a wide range of physical and mental health benefits which includes:

  • Improved condition of the heart and lungs
  • Greater self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Improved flexibility
  • Weight management
  • Improved concentration and focus level
  • Better agility and coordination
  • Improved postures and poise

Types of dances

  • Ballet
  • Hip hop
  • Belly dancing
  • Salsa
  • Tap dancing
  • Choreography
  • Pantomine
  • Cha cha
  • Modern contemporary
  • Cultural / traditional

Everyone can be involved in dancing age and size irrespective...

ICT

Here at Oakwood Institute we instill coding, basic computing, web development, mobile app development and many more to Adults, Teens and Children so as to transit our student from being consumers of ICT to becoming one of the greatest technology inventors. We strive to expand the compass of formal and informal mobile computing education for Nigeria and beyond to be self self-reliance and have a promising future and become more relevant in this computer age. Prepare to Code and become a Programmer!

Bead making

Bead making is a profitable fashion business that doesn’t involve much capital, at least, you don’t have to rent an office space or incur more cost like other startups, It’s a business skill you can learn or acquire in your free time conveniently and monetize faster.

Every Saturday, people wed, organise a traditional marriage or host events that require stylish beads which present a huge market for necklace and earring bead designers; some couples even go to the extent of requesting customised bead designs with chosen colour for their marriages.

Before you start your trainning with us, here are basic items you should have in your kits:

  • Beads
  • Beading wire
  • Eye Pins
  • Head Pins
  • Bead stops
  • Crimp Covers
  • Crimps
  • Crimping cutters/ wire cutters
  • Crimping pliers
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Clasp
  • A ruler

At the oakwood institute, we would put you through every step of your journey to master the art of bead making:

Diction

Diction entails the pronunciation of words correctly based on the knowledge of Received Pronunciation (RP) sounds. At the Oakwood Institute, you get to learn that there are more than 26 sounds of the alphabet though we have 26 letters of the alphabet. Aside the knowledge of the sounds, we inculcate in our students a strong transcribing knowledge with the aid of the sounds learnt.

In addition, we have the following list of courses for children and adults:

Children

  • ICT training
  • RHYTHM AND I

    • MUSIC: Practical & theory
    • DANCE
  • Young writers
  • Public Speaking
  • Diction
  • Creative art & design
  • Bead making

Adults

  • Make up
  • Bead making
  • ICT training
  • Creative art & design
  • Montessori workshop
  • Public speaking
  • Diction
  • RHYTHM AND I

    • MUSIC: Practical & theory
    • DANCE