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Report Year of Publication 2017

The research capacity strenghtening strategy for evidence-based education policy and practice in Kaduna and Kano States, Nigeria

This report outlines a research capacity strenghtening strategy designed by the DFID funded Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (EDOREN) that requires practitioners (acting as proxies for policy makers) to collaborate with and work... More

Report Year of Publication 2017

Identifying, recruiting and deploying effective teachers in Kano and Kaduna States

This report outlines the findings of a study of in-depth issues relating to the recruitment and deployment of Teachers in public primary schools in Northern Nigeria, with the long-term expectation of establishing a robust cadre of effective... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2017

Learning opportunities for all: The critical role of teachers

This policy brief summarises Nigeria’s Annual Education Conference 2016. The conference aimed at providing the opportunity for communicating research that guides basic education policy and practice in Nigeria. The conference also brought together... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2017

Rebuilding education services in emergencies: The role of, and support for teachers

This policy brief summarises one of the three sessions of Nigeria’s Annual Education Conference 2016. The session aimed to identify what constitutes emergencies in various contexts within Nigeria and to provide a greater understanding of the... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2017

Developing a coherent, systemic approach to managing teachers effectively

This policy brief summarises one of the three sessions of Nigeria’s Annual Education Conference 2016. The session established how the current teacher management system can support the short-term (2019), mid-term (2025) and long-term (2050)... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2017

Improving the quality of teaching: A ten year agenda

This policy brief summarises one of the three sessions of Nigeria’s Annual Education Conference 2016. The session aimed to explore the strategies for creating a professional basic education teaching force in Nigeria in the short term (2019), the... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2017

Making basic education work for education policy and practice in Nigeria

This policy brief summarises Nigeria’s Annual Education Conference 2015. The conference aimed at bringing together top policy makers, technocrats, researchers, bureaucrats, and key stakeholders in the Nigerian education sector. It was an... More

Report Year of Publication 2017

Comparing Learning Outcomes in Public and Low- and Medium- Fee Private Schools in Lagos

The comparative study presented in this report aims to address research questions by comparing numeracy and literacy learning outcomes among P4 students in public schools and those in low- and medium-fee private schools in Lagos. The children... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2017

Increasing primary school attendance in the wake of violent conflict in Borno

Authors Morris, R.

This policy brief outlines the findings of two case studies of communities in and near Maiduguri to understand the main reasons for low school attendance after the end of violent conflict, and to identify gaps to support and improve primary... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2017

Teacher Development Program (TDP): Teacher Supply and Demand Study Jigawa

Authors Doyle, A.

This policy brief outlines the findings from the Teacher Supply and Demand Study in Jigawa. The report was produced for the DFID-Funded Teacher Development Programme (TDP) by Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN).

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2017

Teacher Development Program (TDP): Teacher Supply and Demand Study Zamfara

Authors Doyle, A.

This policy brief outlines the findings from the Teacher Supply and Demand Study in Zamfara. The report was produced for the DFID-Funded Teacher Development Programme (TDP) by Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN).

Report Year of Publication 2017

Primary school attendance in the wake of conflict in Borno, Nigeria

This report presents findings from two case studies of communities in and near the city of Maiduguri, Borno. It builds on the findings of a survey commissioned by DFID and carried out by Girl Effect that examines parents and children’s attitudes... More

Report Year of Publication 2017

Teacher Supply and Demand in Jigawa

This EDOREN report outlines 10-year projections for the number of teachers required in Primary and Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) in Jigawa, the costs of meeting these requirements, and suggestions for improving current systems of teacher... More

Report Year of Publication 2017

Teacher Supply and Demand in Zamfara

This EDOREN report outlines 10-year projections of the number of teachers required in Primary and Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) in Zamfara, the likely supply of teachers to the school system and suggestions for improving teacher recruitment and... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Evaluation of UNICEF Girls’ Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3): Baseline Technical Report

This EDOREN report presents the findings of quantitative and qualitative baseline data collection undertaken by Education, Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN) as part of a multi-year evaluation of the Girls Education Project Phase 3... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Evaluation of UNICEF Girls’ Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3): Baseline Synthesis Report

This EDOREN report presents the findings of quantitative and qualitative baseline data collection undertaken by Education, Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN) as part of a multi-year evaluation of the Girls Education Project Phase 3... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2016

Study of ESSPIN's Support to Capacity Development in Basic Education in Nigeria

Authors Nnodu, I.

This EDOREN Policy Brief outlines the findings of a study of ESSPIN’s (Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria) support to capacity development in Basic Education in Nigeria. ESSPIN is funded by the UK Governments Department for... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

EDOREN Thematic Research on Identifying, Recruiting and Deploying Effective Teachers: Phase II Literature Review

Authors Steenbergen, V.

This Literature Review is part of a wider piece of Thematic Research conducted by EDOREN (Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria) on ‘identifying, recruiting and deploying effective teachers. This overall study is conducted by State... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Comparative Review of Basic Education Reforms: Country Case Studies

This report contains the five country case studies that formed the basis of the synthesis of findings presented in part one of the Comparative Review of Basic Education Reforms carried out by Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Comparative Review of Basic Education Reforms: Synthesis and Findings

This report provides details of a review, which seeks to lay the groundwork for a detailed, systematic review of Nigeria’s UBE reforms by taking stock of what we know about the implementation and outcome of these reforms, and looking at them from... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Teacher Development Programme (TDP) In-Service Teacher Training Activities: Formative Research Report

This report provides an in-depth qualitative description and analysis of how the Teacher Development Programme’s (TDP’s) in-service activities have been implemented in its Phase I, with the development of a series of formative lessons and... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Primary School Teachers in North-Western Nigeria: Policy Goals, Objectives and Challenges

This report provides a summary of evidence from a study on the major issues facing primary teachers in the North-West of Nigeria. This is based on a synthesis of studies carried out over three years by the research consortium EDOREN (Education... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2015

Teacher Competence: Improving teacher effectiveness by building skills and knowledge

This policy brief addresses one of the three main teacher policy challenges – teacher numbers, teacher competency and teacher management. It is based on a synthesis of evidence on major issues facing teachers in Nigeria’s basic education sector,... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Developing Effective Private Education in Nigeria (DEEPEN) Baseline Report

This EDOREN baseline evaluation report summarises results from qualitative and quantitative fieldwork and a review of secondary documents. It is accompanied by a more detailed quantitative research report, and will be the base for shorter policy... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Teacher Development Programme (TDP) Impact Evaluation of Output 1: In-service training - Final baseline technical report volume I

This report presents the results from a mixed-methods baseline survey using quantitative and qualitative research methods, to evaluate TDP’s in-service teacher training components in the three phase one states. This report presents an overview of... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Teacher Development Programme (TDP) Impact Evaluation of Output 1: In-service training - Final baseline technical report volume II

This report presents the results from a mixed-methods baseline survey using quantitative and qualitative research methods, to evaluate TDP’s in-service teacher training components in the three phase one states. This report covers the technical... More

Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2014

Influence of Teachers, Profesional Qualification and Area of Specialization on the Implimentation of Environmental Education Curriculum in Cross River State - Nigeria

The main purpose of this study was to examine teacher’s qualification; Area of specialization and the implementation of the environmental education curriculum in Cross River State, Nigeria. Two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study:... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2016

Is the Female Teacher Training Scholarship Programme the best way to get more female teachers into rural schools?

This EDOREN Policy Brief provides an overview of the operational study by EDOREN (Dunne et al, 2014) on the Female Teacher Trainee Scholarship Scheme. This initiative is a component of the UNICEF Girl’s Education Project, Phase 3 (GEP 3), which... More

Report Year of Publication 2015

Study of ESSPINs Support to Capacity Development in Education in Nigeria

This report outlines the findings of a study of the support provided by the Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (ESSPIN) to capacity development in basic education. The study draws on evidence from ESSPIN’s self-assessment reports, the... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2016

The Universal Basic Education Reforms: A Review

This EDOREN Policy Brief addresses the trends in access to schooling over a decade, noting in particular how inequalities in access have changed. There is a long history of global and Nigerian studies showing unequal access to schooling due to... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2016

New Evidence on Pupil Learning and Teacher Effectiveness from Primary Schools in Jigawa, Katsina and Zamfara

This briefing note presents some of the main findings from the mixed-methods baseline survey. The study used quantitative and qualitative research methods to establish an overview of the current state of school context, pupil learning, teacher... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2016

Inequalities in access to schooling: What are the trends in Nigeria?

This EDOREN Policy Brief addresses the trends in access to schooling over a decade, noting in particular how inequalities in access have changed. There is a long history of global and Nigerian studies showing unequal access to schooling due to... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2016

How many teachers does Katsina need to train and recruit in the next decade?

This EDOREN Policy Brief provides an overview of the report by Bennel et al (2015) on the Supply and Demand for Primary and Junior Secondary School Teachers in Katsina State for the years 2014 to 2025. It projects future demands for teachers... More

Report Year of Publication 2015

The supply of, and demand for, primary and junior secondary school teachers in Katsina state (2014 - 25)

This report provides an overview of the supply of, and demand for, primary and junior secondary school teachers in Katsina State for the years 2014 to 2025. It projects the future demand for teachers under six different scenarios, and draws... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Trends of inequality in access to schooling in Nigeria

Authors Mezger, D.Cora

Nigeria has long faced the challenge of enabling all children access to education. Yet estimates of the number of primary school-aged children that are out of school differ significantly. This EDOREN report addresses this question by using data... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

The female teacher trainee scholarship scheme: Operational research study for UNICEF Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3)

This EDOREN report assesses to what extent the Female Teacher Trainee Scholarship Scheme (FTTSS) has been able to fulfil its objective of improving the share of female teachers in rural schools. The FTTSS provides scholarships to women in rural... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Managing primary teachers in Kaduna and Katsina states

This EDOREN report sets out to address how effectively teachers are managed in public primary schools in Kaduna and Katsina. The appropriate management of primary school teachers is key to improving the quality of Nigeria’s basic education. The... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Education data from Nigeria's national household surveys

Authors Mezger, D.Cora

Good data is essential for evaluating progress in education and national household surveys offer estimates of selected education outcomes over time at national, zonal and even state level. However, surveys are not always comparable. To assess the... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Can education markets work for the poor?

This EDOREN report provides a review of the ‘Making Markets Work for the Poor’ (M4P) approach used for the Developing Effective Private Education in Nigeria (DEEPEN) Programme. The core objectives of this review are to:

1.Assess how... More

Conference Paper Year of Publication 2015

Financing Education: Opportunities for Global Action

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2015

Aid to Education in Nigeria

This EDOREN note is about aid to education in Nigeria from 2000. It summarises aid levels and trends to the extent that the data allow drawing primarily on OECD-DAC sources. It highlights the modesty of aid relative to both educational need and... More

Report Year of Publication 2015

Developing Effective Private Education in Nigeria (DEEPEN) Evaluation Framework and Plan

The report begins by introducing our approach to the evaluation framework and plan, which draws on evaluation guidelines, principles and standards of the Department for International Development (DFID) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation... More

Report Year of Publication 2014

Teacher Development Programme (TDP) Evaluation Framework and Plan

This document sets out the proposed framework and plan for the evaluation of the Teacher Development Programme (TDP). Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented by Mott MacDonald, the TDP seeks to improve... More

Report Year of Publication 2014

Female Teacher Trainee Scholarship Scheme (FTTSS) Database and Tracker Survey

In order to facilitate the effective monitoring of the Female Teacher Trainee Scholarship Scheme (FTTSS), EDOREN (Education Data Research and Evaluation in Nigeria) has created a database that records relevant facts about awardees’ background,... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2015

Teacher Numbers: Improving teacher effectiveness by employing sufficient teachers

This policy brief addresses one of the three main teacher policy challenges – teacher numbers, teacher competency and teacher management. It is based on a synthesis of evidence on major issues facing teachers in Nigeria’s basic education sector,... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2015 EDOREN publication

Teacher Management: Improving teacher effectiveness through better management and support

This policy brief addresses one of the three main teacher policy challenges – teacher numbers, teacher competency and teacher management. It is based on a synthesis of evidence on major issues facing teachers in Nigeria’s basic education sector,... More

Report Year of Publication 2014 EDOREN publication

Issues of educational access, quality, equity and impact in Nigeria: The EDOREN review of literature on basic education

This literature review examines the findings of empirical studies from between 2000 and 2013 that relate to factors affecting educational access, quality, equity and impact in basic education. It also considers related grey literature and policy... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

FACTORS INHIBITING THE EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SCIENCE – A FOCUS ON LAGOS STATE SCHOOLS

Science teachers and their ideas and beliefs may play a major role in science education reform since science teachers’ ideas and beliefs often lead to actions and these actions ultimately impact on students. This investigation was focused on Lagos... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

ANALYSING THE INFLUENCE OF ‘TELEMATICS’ ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE

Educational and instructional television programmes are vital to academic achievement. The success of any instructional programme will depend on the instructor's skill in encoding symbols that are meaningful to the audience and on their skill in... More
Conference Paper Year of Publication 2015

Training teachers and gender equality in Nigeria: Reflections on measurement and policy

How to measure and track gender inequalities in education, identify interventions for equality, and evaluate and monitor these is central to much contemporary debate in policy and academic circles. It is widely acknowledged that we are into a second... More