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Mass literacy delivery in Nigeria

Mass literacy delivery in Nigeria

digest of statistics on mass literacy programmes in Nigeria, obtained from the 1996 Baseline Survey of Mass Literacy Delivery in Nigeria.

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Published by National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education in Abuja .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsNigeria. National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult, and Non-Formal Education.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2005/04382 (L)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 480 p. :
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4017880M
LC Control Number2001390388

The New Basic Education Curriculum in Nigeria [Power Point Presentation]. This is substantiated by the Global Monitoring Report which gave the most recent literacy rate for Nigeria as 69%, meaning that 31% of the population of about million are still illiterate. This indicates that none of the literacy efforts attempted in Nigeria so far have produced the desired : J.C. Ihejirika.

The year witnessed another vision for mass literacy campaign through the launching of a ten-year mass literacy programme on 8 th September, by the then Shehu Shagari administration which declared – as literacy decade. Till date Nigeria celebrates 8 th of September every year as mass literacy day. LikeAuthor: J.C. Ihejirika. rainbow book club at the nigeria international book fair Sarah Amakhabi of the Rainbow Book Club was at the Nigerian International Book Fair which held 7th to 12th May, at the University of.

The CIA World Fact Book provides not the best results about the overall situation with the literacy rate of Nigeria. Just take a look at the data! The total population – %; Male – %; Female – 11%. Let’s be clear and understand the whole situation with the literacy rate in Nigeria! in rural community schools is not a new concept in literacy delivery. The U.S Department of Education () has awarded several grants to communities for schools literacy activities to enhance economically disadvantaged children develop early literacy, children’s reading ability and motivate children to read.


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It is in the light of this that the National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-formal Education (NMEC) prepared a questionnaire to assist in gathering relevant data on the development and state of the art of adult learning and education in Nigeria. THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF LITERACY BY RADIO IN LAGOS STATE Supo Jegede, Anyikwa E.

B., Afonja, A. F & Igwe, O. Igwe Effort by government in eradicating illiteracy in Nigeria can be traced from mass literacy campaign of of the Shehu Shagari in order to accelerate the pace of literacy delivery to as many non- File Size: KB.

Etienam, Bassey Edet. ‘M.P.'s walked out on the Speaker’. Lagos Daily Times, 3rd April, Quoted in Oyedeji, Lekan. ‘The Issue of Selecting the Language of Literacy in Nigeria’. Paper presented at the Tenth Annual Seminar on Adult Functional Literacy organised by NNCAE, University of Ife, August ; p.

(mimeo). Google ScholarCited by: 1. PART II. Functions of the Commission. Functions of the Commission (1) The Commission shall- (a) work in co-operation with all concerned to eradicate illiteracy in Nigeria; (b) design and promote strategies and programmes for the conduct and implementation of a National Mass Literacy Campaign in consultation with appropriate agencies of the Federal and State Governments, the universities and.

ABSTRACT: Digital libraries are emerging concepts in Nigeria, and digital literacy is a necessary tool or skill needed in making use of resources in the digital library. Most Nigerian libraries are faced with challenges in library usage and services due to inadequate literacy and digital skills required to make maximum use of digital Size: KB.

By implication, Nigeria’s literacy for both male and female may not be more than 50%. This ugly scenario calls for urgent attention and quick intervention measures to drastically reduce the illiteracy rate in Nigeria, and the appropriate step to take would be to re-emphasise adult literacy with renewed vigour and practical by: 2.

Nigeria estimates the adult literacy rate as percent, with huge variations between states (Lagos % and Borno only %), regions (urban % and File Size: KB.

Introduction. 1 Nigeria has a large concentration of children who are not attending school despite a decade of investment in a programme of mass education, the Universal Basic Education (UBE), launched in September The Federal Ministry of Education (FME ) admits that million children (or 30% of the primary school-age cohort) do not have access to primary education, but this Cited by: 6.

The march towards achieving goals of the Education For All (EFA) by continued with Federal Government disclosing that about Nmillion was released to the National Commission for Mass.

Lagos State has the smallest landmass of all the thirty-six states of Nigeria. It has an area of 3,km2 but its territorial size is further reduced by Lagoons, rivers, creeks and swamps which constitute about 22%(or sq. km) (NGO) in Mass Literacy Education.

Nigeria adult literacy rate was at level of 62 % inup from % in Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This Web Log is devoted to simple but deep readings of the subtle and not so subtle messages and to the interpretation of the silences that are strategically delivered through the mass media.

Other readers are welcome to agree or disagree or even offer new readings of other relevant texts for the promotion of mass literacy and mutual understanding. Mass Literacy Campaigns in Nigeria: Omolewa, Michael.

Indian Journal of Adult Education, v41 n9 p Sep The history of the literacy campaigns in Nigeria is the story of attempts made to focus on the importance of education outside the school walls and to make it a vehicle of social, political, and economic change.

(Author/SK) Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Colonialism, Developing Cited by: 1. National Commission for Mass Literacy (NMEC) he pledged the Ministry’s commitment towards the implementation of the outcome of the meeting and urged participants to articulate a credible and actionable outcome document to support literacy delivery in Nigeria.

The Director/Country Representative, UNESCO Abuja, Dr. Joseph Ngu, acknowledged and. Give the need for sustainable development in Nigeria, a step in actualizing millennial development objectives, and given the role education has played in world civilization, mass Literacy-Education for All (EFA) has become imperative in Nigeria.

However, the fact remains that due to some socio. National Literacy Survey, Page 7 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Introduction: The main objective of the National Literacy Survey was to obtain baseline information on adult literacy in Nigeria, with a view to identifying issues of concern, which need to be addressed in the promotion of adult literacy at grass root level in Nigeria.

From the National Agency for Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education yesterday came a startling disclosure that 11 million children are out of school nationwide.

Literacy Survey (), conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics in Nigeria estimates the adult literacy rate as % with huge variations between states, regions and File Size: KB.

The literacy situation in Africa as analysed by UNESCO in Osokoya () shows that Nigeria’s literacy level is 49%, South Africa (84%), Kenya (79%), Cameroon (72%) and Ghana (68%). However. The National Commission for Mass literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education says over 60 million Nigerians are unable to read and write in any language.

The executive secretary of the commission, Prof. Abba Abubakar Haladu, said this in Abuja weekend at the literacy roundtable discussion tagged "Literacy and Multilingualism: A Bedrock for.

Nigeria’s population is projected to grow from more than million people in to million inbecoming the world’s fourth most populous country. Nigeria’s sustained high population growth rate will continue for the foreseeable future because of population momentum and its high birth rate.The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-formal Education, which was established by Decree No.

17 of 26 June and formally inaugurated on 5 Julyis charged with the responsibility of developing strategies, coordinating programmes, monitoring and promoting literacy and post-literacy programmes nationwide.National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non Formal Education, Abuja, Nigeria. K likes.

Eradication of Illiterates for National DevelopmentFollowers: K.