Nigeria

Learning Assessments Occurring at Millennium Village Pampaida, Nigeria

by |December 2nd, 2014

By: Adamu Bulama and Angelique Mahal Adamu Bulama is the Millennium Village Education Coordinator at MV Pampaida, Kaduna State, Nigeria Based on the UWEZO (www.uwezo.net) learning assessment model and framework, MV Pampaida began in May 2014 the process of developing, reviewing, and conducting literacy (in Hausa and English) and numeracy learning assessments for primary grades… read more

Technology for Accessing, Maintaining, and Using Education Data: Are We There Yet?

by |August 13th, 2014

Authors: Radhika Iyengar  iyengar@ei.columbia.edu Angelique Mahal  amahal@ei.columbia.edu Background to EMIS Countries have been investing in their Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) to collect, manage, display and use education data. EMIS have been used to inform budget and resource allocation (International Institute for Educational Planning [IIEP] 2006; InfoDev, 2006d) and to aid educational management, policy formulation,… read more

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Strengthening Health, Education, and Water Systems Across Nigeria

by |July 14th, 2014

Countries around the world are accelerating efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a set of global milestones adopted by the United Nations, before the 2015 deadline. Though approaches for advancing progress have been effective in some places, achieving development at scale remains a major challenge, particularly for large countries with diverse conditions. Since… read more

Nigeria MDG Information System (NMIS) homepage.

The Nigeria MDG Information System (NMIS) Takes Open Data Further

by |March 10th, 2014

Author: Candice Heberer, Interaction Designer Right now is an exciting time for the Nigeria Scale-up Project. The Sustainable Engineering Lab at Columbia University, in collaboration with CGSD, are currently in the process of transferring data, technical knowledge and planning resources to our local partners on the ground, the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to… read more

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Android Phone Data Collection for an Updated Nigeria MDG Information System

by |February 20th, 2014

Building a culture around the use of data — including collecting, validating, and presenting it numerically and visually — provides an efficient foundation to establish a data-driven planning process applicable to proposal development, program implementation, program analysis, and resource allocation. The process of data collection, validation, and presentation needs to be implemented with strict standards… read more

OSSAP Nigeria Photo, March 2013

Proposal Evaluation of Education Interventions in Nigeria

by |April 10th, 2013

In continuing to support Nigeria to meet the 2015 education and gender Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), representatives from the Education Team at the Earth Institute collaboratively worked in Abuja in March with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria for the MDGs (OSSAP-MDGs) to technically evaluate proposals from 148 Local… read more

Earth Institute Education and Technology Projects Featured in Broadband Commission Report

by |March 6th, 2013

The Education Sector for the Millennium Villages, based at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, Connect To Learn, and the Modi Research Group, are pleased to announce that a few of their most innovative and exciting projects have been featured in the Broadband Commission for Digital Development’s report, “Technology, Broadband, and Education: Advancing the Education for… read more

A Technical Assistant poses a point of discussion at the January training

Proposal Development Training in Nigeria

by |February 11th, 2013

  Since 2010, a formal partnership between the Nigeria Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President for the Millennium Development Goals (OSSAP – MDGs) and The Earth Institute (EI) at Columbia University has existed. Known as the Nigeria Scale-up Initiative, the focus is an ongoing collaboration through technical support and knowledge transfer, to… read more