Remote Learning During COVID-19 Lockdown is Preventing Learning Loss in Nigeria

EDOBEST pupils

When the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly forced schools and businesses to close across Nigeria in March 2020, school girl Aisosa thought Christmas had come early. BENIN CITY, Edo State, Nigeria, December 8, 2021 —  Like for most students worldwide, her school closure presented an extended period of holiday and unlimited hours of playtime with her friends. “The […]

Why The World Bank is such a fan of a Nigerian education reform program

Nigerian pupils

The World Bank defines its mission in two ways – to end extreme poverty and to increase shared prosperity. With education a proven way to increase income for individuals and prosperity for whole societies, one way the Bank seeks to fulfill that mission is to seek out, support and invest in programs which transform education […]