Tag: USAIDNEIPLUS

30
Jun

THE NORTHERN EDUCATION INITIATIVE PLUS; A PACESETTER IN PROVIDING BASIC EDUCATION FOR NIGERIAN CHILDREN

Thousands of children marched on the streets of Soweto on June 16, 1976, demanding quality education taught in their own language. Tragically, many were massacred for their stance. The Day of the African Child honors their uprising and is celebrated to raise awareness about continued improvement in education for all African children, especially for girls and out-of-school children with no

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12
May

USAID Helps Keep Bauchi Students Learning Under Lockdown Through E-Learning Collaboration

Bauchi – To help students learn during the COVID-19-induced school break, USAID through the Northern Education Initiative Plus project has partnered with UNICEF, Bauchi State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) , state radio and television boards, and local universities to develop a multimedia e-learning program that will reach 1.7 primary, secondary, and koranic school students in the state. The lessons

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8
May

USAID NEI Plus Adopts Virtual Roundtables for Development of New Teaching and Learning Materials in Early Grade Reading

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses and organizations all over the world, including development activities. International development organizations are now using alternative ways of carrying out activities. The Northern Education Initiative Plus conducted a series of virtual roundtable discussions with federal- and state-level ministry of education partners in May 2020. These focus group discussions provided key information to support the

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30
Apr

Q & A About Coronavirus

Do you have questions about Coronavirus? The USAID funded project, Northern Education Initiative Plus answers basic questions about Coronavirus in this video slide. Protect yourself, family, and community. Keep staying safe.

3
Apr

#COVID19 – Dabarun Wanke Hannu(Handwashing Techniques)

Community Education in Hausa language: Kun koya wa yaran ku yadda ya kamata su dinga wanke hannun su, sabo da cutar Coronavirus? Ku wanke hannu ku a kowane lokacho da ruwa da sabulu. Don Allah, Ku kiyaye! Video – Amina Aminu, Media Officer, NEI Plus

3
Apr

#COVID19 – Handwashing Techniques

Have you taught your kids how to properly wash their hands as the world battles the COVID19 pandemic? Wash your hands regularly with soap and water. Stay safe! Video – Amina Aminu, Media Officer, NEI PLUS

7
Mar

DARAZO WOMEN BUILD TOILETS FOR NON-FORMAL LEARNING CENTER

The Northern Education Initiative Plus project encourages community participation while working to provide basic education across 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Sokoto and Bauchi states. Women groups volunteer to visit house-to-house to educate parents of the benefits of sending their children to school. They engage community leaders who in turn lend their support to the importance of education. These

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28
Feb

STRENGTHENING QUALITY OF TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND DEPLOYMENT POLICY

Employing qualified teachers is central to achieving basic quality education. Standards of education are lowered when there is no policy in place to regulate the recruitment of trained and qualified teachers. In 2012, the Northern Education Initiative in collaboration with policy-level officials from the education sector developed the Bauchi State Teacher Recruitment and (TRD) policy document. This policy document was

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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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