Peer Review in Education in Africa - Nigeria: Reaching out to the disadvantaged: Nomads, adults and children in difficult circumstances

Education needs in Nigeria are huge. According to the Federal Census, over 55.7 million Nigerians are functionally illiterate, most of them youth and adults. In order to address these challenges, federal, state and local governments have set up literacy and non-formal education structures, developed comprehensive policies and allocated billions of Naira to support the implementation processes. Despites these measures, many of the challenges are still unmet.

A peer review was initiated under the aegis of the ADEA and the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Education to examine the effects of these measures on the Nigerian literacy and non-formal education sub-sector.wgemp