Adebisi Adetunji

17
Feb

ALMAJIRIS ACCESS BASIC EDUCATION AT NON-FORMAL LEARNING CENTER

At the Da’awa Non-formal learning centre in Zango community, Bauchi State, about 70 almajiris (out-of-school boys roaming the street) learn to read and write. Amina Usman, teacher at the centre, speaking about her motivation said “It doesn’t matter if it is not your child, if you help other people’s children to learn, you make a big contribution to society,” she

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12
Feb

Development of National Reading Framework in Nigeria

Prof. Ismail Junaidu, the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) officially flagged off the workshop on the Development of a National Assessment Framework for Reading. Organized by the Northern Education Initiative Plus in collaboration with NERDC and other partners ( National Commission for Colleges of Education – NCCE, National Teachers Institute- NTI, The Reading and Numeracy

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29
Jan

The USAID Nigeria Mission Director Visits NEI Plus Project Sites and Partners in Bauchi

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Nigeria Mission Director, Mr. Stephen Haykin visited the Northern Education Initiative Plus (NEI Plus) project sites (formal school and Non-formal Learning Centre – NFLC) in Bauchi. The Governor of Bauchi state, Sen. Bala Mohammed praised the project for promoting a culture of reading in the state. Sen. Bala Mohammed said that many

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24
Jan

All Children Reading

Reading makes learning possible! Northern Education Initiative through its Early Grade Reading program equips young minds with innovative ideas to make our communities better. Start Early to teach and read with your child! Post by Adebisi Adetunji

24
Jan

Non-formal Learning Center Creates Path to Formal Education in Rural Community

Many children in Northern Nigeria do not have access to schools or alternative education. Children in these communities grow up without foundational literacy, numeracy or social skills, limiting their potential and putting them at a higher risk of joining insurgencies. The USAID funded Northern Education Initiative Plus works in Bauchi and Sokoto states to improve early grade reading and strengthen

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