Glisten International Academy came into being on 18th September 2006 with 7 Females, 5 Males and 13 Members of Staff. Mr. Charles Eneh & Mrs. Prisca Godwill were Head & Assistant Head Teachers respectively. In the same year, the school was adjudged the BEST Private Primary School in FCT by the Education Secretariat, Abuja. In 2007, the Department of Policy and Implementation accredited Glisten Int’l Academy, Abuja.
Glisten International Academy (Secondary Section) came into being in September 2007 at that time it was located at the same place with the primary section (6 Amisi Musa Street, off Alex Ekwueme way, Jabi, Abuja).
With the increased student intake, the school was relocated to life Camp District, in 2009. Forty-seven (47) Student and eighteen (18) members of staff were in attendance on resumption day (14-09-2009).
On November 13, 2011, the school was relocated to the permanent site at plot 1457, Cadastral Zone B8, Jahi-District, Abuja. Boarding house services also commenced at the same time. Total population in the secondary section (first term 2014/2015 Academic session) is 588
Finally, an experienced Board of Directors made up of seasoned educationists with more than 30yrs experience, pilot the affairs of this institution.
Alhaji Khalid Nuru Mohammed
Mrs. Sue Drakes
Mrs. Yolande Shire
Prof. Ismaila Tsiga
Dr. Bala Ma’aji Abdulhamid
Members of this council are volunteers, especially among our esteemed parents and friends of the school.
They often come for general school inspections
Their coming always inspires the children
The following are members of the Governing Council of the School.
Barr. Zuhair Jibir
Dr. Barr. L.I. Ofuegbu
Hajia Zainab Bello
Mrs Bola Wariboko
Alhaji Mohammed Saba
The school has a functional and effective Parent Teacher’s Forum.
The forum has been instrumental in the provision of infrastructures for the school