Poor Accountability Responsible For Poor Learning Outcomes – LEARNigeria Report

A lack of accountability at all levels of the education management continuum has been identified as one of the major factors hindering the improvement of learning in Nigeria’s education system. This was disclosed at the preliminary report launch of the country’s first citizen-led, household assessment survey recently in Abuja. This

Data Validation – December 2017

We, and trained supervisors, carried out a data recheck/validation exercise to ensure that the information collected by the volunteers are accurate, consistent and complete. This was done both in the field and at the office.

PAL Network Test Development Workshop – November 2017

We hosted the PAL Network family, in November, for the Test Development Workshop. The workshop was organised in a bid to standardise the network’s test development processes, from development to application, for the citizen-led assessment (CLA) in all member countries. The test development experts were from Medición Independiente de Aprendizajes

Data Collection (Survey) – September 2017

We commenced the data collection process with a 3-day state training of supervisors, followed by the local government area training on listing and mapping exercise, in same week. We had a total of 1,440 volunteers that partook in the training; 240 from Lagos, Kano, Taraba, Ebonyi, Plateau, and Akwa Ibom

UKFIET Education Conference – September 2017

This year, the UKFIET education and development forum focused on learning and teaching for sustainable development; they focused on curriculum, cognition, and context. PAL Network had a side meeting at this conference, and at our request, the Statistician-General of the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, sent a representative
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NGO Partners Workshop/Training – August 2017

In August, we organised a 4-Day NGO partner 4-Day workshop/training to formally inductrinate the NGO partners into the LEARNigeria methodology and procesess, train the partners on the implementation of the instruments and standards, and review the terms of reference of partnership. There were eighteen (18) NGO partners in attendance –

Pre-test Exercise – June 2017

A pre-test is a mini-pilot used to assess the instrumentality and workability of a survey instrument before the actual survey. During the LEARNigeria scaling-up pre-test, we were able to deduce the degree to which instruments could be depended on. It also helped with planning for logistics surrounding the actual survey.

Northern Stakeholder Roundtable Meeting – May 2017

During the Technical Workshop that held in March 2017, our Partnership Development Officer, Mr. Jamil Ango, spoke on building partnerships at the different levels. Following this, we organized a roundtable meeting with northern stakeholders, considering that some of the scale-up states – Kano, Taraba, and Plateau – are located in
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Technical Workshop – March 2017

In 2015, we initiated the pilot phase of LEARNigeria and since its success, the scope of the project has been expanded and plans were made for LEARNigeria to be implemented in six Nigerian states – Lagos, Kano, Taraba, Plateau, Ebonyi, and Akwa Ibom – representing the six (6) geopolitical zones

LEARNigeria Technical Workshop – March 2017

LEARNigeria is a citizen-led household survey of learning in Nigeria. An acronym for “Let’s Engage, Assess & Report Nigeria”, the programme is aimed at generating evidence on the foundational numeracy and literacy skills in Nigerian children. The data generated will be used to strengthen education policy making and equip a