Gitega International Academy strives to be the premier academic institution in Burundi. The Academy’s academic program offers a solid foundation in Leadership, languages, computers, mathematics, natural sciences, humanities, and the arts. Our rigorous curriculum not only prepares students for a top quality university education, but also promotes a passion for learning and prepares them as leaders for the future of East Africa.
In the 2014-2015 school year, grades 7 through 10 were offered. One additional grade has been added ever since in each consecutive year and by 28th August, 2016 the school was running a full High School course from Grade 7 to Grade 12 with a total population of 259 students. Each school year consists of two semesters: Semester 1:September- December and Semester 2: January – June with an Easter Break in April.
we train all our learners to use their
heart, head, hands
At GIA, the subjects we teach our learners cover all aspects of life and all the basic life skills they need. These include:
- Languages: these include: Leadership, English, Composition and Literature, French, Kirundi,
- Sciences like: Physics, Chemistry, Biology
- Life skills: these are: Typing, Computers
- Humanities: Geography, History, Biblical Studies, Business Education, Political Science and Civics, Communications, and Art/Music, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Psychology, Astronomy, Drama and Public speaking.