Connected Development [CODE] is a non government organization whose mission is to improve access to information and empower local communities in Africa. We strengthen local communities by creating platforms for dialogue, enabling informed debate, and building capacities of marginalized communities which will bring about social and economic progress within communities, while promoting transparency and accountability.
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Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) is a conscious and deliberate plan to include people with disabilities (PWDs) and other forms of special needs among those who benefit from education in line with Goals 4 of the Sustainable... More
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
Despite the relatively small number of public schools in Lagos, only 4% of primary school aged children were out of school in 2011 (World Bank, 2017). High enrollment rates are enabled by private schools filling the gap in provision. In 2011,... More
Private schools are the main education providers in Lagos. Pupils studying in private schools (and Bridge schools) in Lagos perform better on average in literacy and numeracy than pupils in public schools, even when factoring in background... More