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

Abstract:

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 were administered the same test, at the same time in the school year. Information about students’ background was also collected and used to understand the influence of student characteristics in regard to learning.