The Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria initiative (EDOREN) is a four year initiative funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID). It is designed to generate new evidence and understanding of how best to support equitable access and improved learning outcomes for all Nigerian children through innovation and the sustainable development of basic education systems.
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By Chidi Ezegwu, Research Officer, EDOREN Nigeria and the Global effort for equality in basic education Across the world, there is an ongoing effort to provide an unfettered access to free and quality education for every child. UNICEF (2014) asserts that “Universal access to quality education is not a privilege – it is a basic … Read more
By Ian MacAuslan, EDOREN Workstreams 1 and 5 Leader In the four year education sector strategic plan of 2012, the Federal Ministry of Education writes that “the education system is only as good as the quality of its teachers.” Nigeria suffers an acute shortage of qualified teachers, particularly in the north. Many currently employed teachers … Read more
By Ian MacAuslan, EDOREN Workstreams 1 and 5 Leader The role of the private sector in providing education in Nigeria cannot be ignored: in Lagos, a city of 20 million, nearly three in four school-going primary children are in private school. And this is not limited to the rich: three in five school-going children from … Read more