Boco Abdul

25
Oct

A Collective Voice 2

Communities can make a difference. There is power in the collective. As communities see the impact of education on the children through the NEI Plus, they willingly donate their meager resources to create positive change.

25
Oct

A Collective Voice 1

Communities can make a difference. There is power in the collective. As communities see the impact of education on the children through the NEI Plus, they willingly donate their meager resources to create positive change.

25
Oct

Safety in Inclusivity

What can be done to promote safe learning environments in schools? Communities are taking action to improve school hygiene. In this film, we meet Izzatu, a young girl who misses classes often because she does not like the school’s toilet.

25
Oct

Education is an Investment

This film shows the value of education to not just the child but the whole family. It illustrates how simple literacy and numeracy skills are used in everyday life to the benefit of the home.

25
Oct

Read to Succeed

The short film illustrates how rural families are making the home a conducive place for children to read and even engage in their children’s learning notwithstanding parents’ level of literacy.  

23
Oct

Process for National Reading Framework begins in Nigeria

Key education officials and experts from the Nigerian government have begun the process of developing a national reading framework for Nigeria. The U.S Agency for International Development’s Northern Education Initiative Plus is supporting the Federal Ministry of Education through one of its agency, the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, to pioneer efforts that provide a blueprint for implementing early

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5
Oct

USAID-trained teacher transforms lives in rural Nigeria

By Boco Edet Abdul SOKOTO – Thirty-one-year-old Ezedike Nwabueze Fredrick walks down a narrow path to the school building and turns to wave at a group of women who greet him in Hausa as the “teacher that owns the school.” Fredrick smiles, asks one of the mothers about her son who was absent from school the day before and promises

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16
May

Northern Education Initiative Plus attends LEARNigeria’s education assessment report launch

The Northern Education Initiative Plus will participate in the launch of the 2017/18 LEARNigeria Preliminary Report in Abuja on Thursday, May 17, 2018. LEARNigeria was established to tackle dissatisfaction with outcomes of the education sector in Nigeria. The project was formally launched by The Education Partnership (TEP) and Every Nigerian Child Project (ENCP) at the Nigerian Education Summit held in

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25
Apr

Local governments sustain Reading program in Nigeria

SOKOTO, Nigeria- Not daunted by the challenge of meagre budget releases for school management, Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAs) in Sokoto state are sponsoring teacher professional development on Early Grade Reading (EGR). Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Northern Education Initiative Plus project in 2016 introduced an EGR program based on global best practices called Mu Karanta!

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19
Oct

Communities mobilize resources to support education in Nigeria

By Boco Edet Abdul BAUCHI, Nigeria- Seven-year old Binta Muhammad is from a very poor home in Darazo local government area of Bauchi State of Northern Nigeria. Her parents can hardly afford to feed their very large family of eighteen children many of whom have no formal education. Poverty is a major barrier to access to education in Northern Nigerian

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