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When Nigeria’s schools closed in March due to COVID-19, teachers and students — like many around the world — left their classrooms unsure of when they would be able to return. The USAID Northern Education Initiative Plus program (NEI Plus) — which has worked to strengthen access and quality of basic education through new and engaging teaching approaches and learning
Zaliha Nasiruddeen Bello has been working in the academic field for almost two decades. In 2003, she started her academic career as a classroom teacher working with the Sokoto State Basic Education. After working as a classroom teacher for 7 years, Zaliha landed a job as an educator at the Shehu Shagari College of Education in 2009. In 2015, she
Socio-cultural norms and economic barriers play a major role in hindering girls from going to school in Africa. According to UNICEF, 10.5 million children are out of school in Nigeria and 60 percent are from Northern Nigeria, with girls representing a larger portion of the disadvantaged. In regions like Northern Nigeria, cultural expectations often limit a girl’s future to a
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
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
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
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.
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
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