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  •   Education has been the guide and touchstone of Secretary General Ant nio Guterres he said on Monday the last day of the Transforming Education Summit warning that he is in a deep crisis I consider myself a lifelong student Without education where would I be Where would any of us be he asked those gathered in the iconic General Assembly Hall Because education transforms lives economies and societies we must transform education Downward Spiral Rather than being the great enabler the UN chief noted that education is fast becoming a great divider noting that some 70 percent of 10 year olds in poor countries don t know read and barely learn With access to the best resources schools and universities the rich get the best jobs while the poor especially girls displaced people and students with disabilities face enormous obstacles in obtaining the qualifications that could change their lives he continued Meanwhile COVID 19 has dealt a heavy blow to progress on SDG4 the Sustainable Development Goal that targets equitable and quality education But the crisis in education began much earlier and is much deeper Guterres added citing the report by the International Commission on the Future of Education which clearly stated Education systems are failing Grade suspension Relying on outdated and narrow curricula poorly trained and underpaid teachers and rote learning he argued that education is failing students and societies At the same time the digital divide penalizes poor students as the education funding gap gets bigger than ever Now is the time to transform education systems stressed the UN chief 21st Century Vision With a new vision for 21st century education taking shape he noted that quality learning must support the development of the individual learner throughout their lives It should help people learn how to learn with a focus on problem solving and collaboration provide the foundation for learning from reading writing and math to science digital social and emotional skills develop students ability to adapt to the rapidly changing world of work and be accessible to everyone from the earliest stages and throughout their lives At a time of rampant misinformation climate denial and attacks on human rights Mr Guterres emphasized the need for education systems that separate fact from conspiracy instill respect for science and celebrate humanity in all its diversity From vision to reality To make the vision a reality he outlined five areas of commitment that start with protecting the right to quality education for everyone everywhere especially girls and people in crisis Emphasizing that schools must be open to all without discrimination he called on the Taliban in Afghanistan Lift all restrictions on girls access to secondary education immediately As the soul of education systems Mr Guterres then called for a new focus on teachers roles and skill sets to facilitate and promote learning rather than simply conveying answers Third he advocated that schools become safe and healthy spaces with no room for violence stigma or bullying To achieve the fourth goal that the digital revolution benefits all students he encouraged governments to work with private sector partners to boost digital learning content Financial Solidarity None of this will be possible without increased funding for education and global solidarity the UN chief said presenting his latest priority He urged countries to protect education budgets and channel education spending toward learning resources The financing of education must be the number one priority for governments It is the most important investment that any country can make in its people and its future explained the Secretary General Policy spending and advice must be aligned with delivering quality education for all Global movement In closing he stated that the Education Transformation Summit will only achieve its global goals by mobilizing a global movement Let us move forward together so that everyone can learn thrive and dream throughout their lives Let s ensure that today s students and future generations can access the education they need to create a more sustainable inclusive just and peaceful world for all War disease economic development Catherine Russell who heads the United Nations Children s Fund UNICEF drew attention to the effect of war on children s education and called on governments to increase support to help all children to learn wherever they are Winnie Byanyima Executive Director of UNAIDS highlighted the devastating impact of HIV on adolescent girls and young women in Africa informing participants that in sub Saharan Africa last year 4 000 girls became infected every week This is a crisis she said Because when a girl is infected at that age there is no cure for HIV that marks the rest of her life her opportunities She told the summit that 12 African countries have now committed to Education Plus a bold initiative to prevent HIV infections through free universal quality secondary education for all girls and boys in Africa reinforced through comprehensive empowerment programs Audrey Azoulay leader of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO recalled that there can be no economic development or peace without education and stressed that Afghan girls must be able to return to school It s her right she asserted Look here submit your address here Other luminaries Other distinguished speakers included UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai who called on world leaders to make schools safe for girls and protect every child s right to learn saying that if you are serious about creating a safe and sustainable future for children then be serious about education Somaya Faruqi former captain of the Afghan girls robotics team stated that all girls have the right to learn and stated that While our cousins and brothers sit in classrooms I and many other girls are forced to put our dreams on hold Every girl belongs in school Recently announced UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Vanessa Nakate emphasized the need for all children to have access to education as their future depends on it See her address here Another highlight was the moving musical performance by the Ambassador of Good Vo UNICEF s volunteer Angelique Kidjo who encouraged everyone to raise their voices to transform education 130 countries commit to restart education Later in the afternoon it was announced that more than 130 countries attending the summit pledged to restart their education systems and accelerate action to end the learning crisis The commitments followed of 115 national consultations that brought together leaders teachers students civil society and other partners to collect collective recommendations on the most urgent requests Almost half of the countries prioritized measures to address learning loss while a third of the countries committed to supporting the psychosocial well being of both students and teachers Two out of three countries also mentioned measures to offset direct and indirect costs of education for economically vulnerable communities with 75 of countries underscoring the importance of gender sensitive education policies in their commitments These statements underlined the role of education in achieving all the SDGs and the links to climate shocks conflict and poverty The measures addressed recovering from COVID 19 and getting back on track towards the SDGs while emphasizing the need for innovations in education to prepare today s students for a rapidly changing world
    The transformation of education is necessary for an “inclusive, just and peaceful world”: head of the United Nations (UN)
      Education has been the guide and touchstone of Secretary General Ant nio Guterres he said on Monday the last day of the Transforming Education Summit warning that he is in a deep crisis I consider myself a lifelong student Without education where would I be Where would any of us be he asked those gathered in the iconic General Assembly Hall Because education transforms lives economies and societies we must transform education Downward Spiral Rather than being the great enabler the UN chief noted that education is fast becoming a great divider noting that some 70 percent of 10 year olds in poor countries don t know read and barely learn With access to the best resources schools and universities the rich get the best jobs while the poor especially girls displaced people and students with disabilities face enormous obstacles in obtaining the qualifications that could change their lives he continued Meanwhile COVID 19 has dealt a heavy blow to progress on SDG4 the Sustainable Development Goal that targets equitable and quality education But the crisis in education began much earlier and is much deeper Guterres added citing the report by the International Commission on the Future of Education which clearly stated Education systems are failing Grade suspension Relying on outdated and narrow curricula poorly trained and underpaid teachers and rote learning he argued that education is failing students and societies At the same time the digital divide penalizes poor students as the education funding gap gets bigger than ever Now is the time to transform education systems stressed the UN chief 21st Century Vision With a new vision for 21st century education taking shape he noted that quality learning must support the development of the individual learner throughout their lives It should help people learn how to learn with a focus on problem solving and collaboration provide the foundation for learning from reading writing and math to science digital social and emotional skills develop students ability to adapt to the rapidly changing world of work and be accessible to everyone from the earliest stages and throughout their lives At a time of rampant misinformation climate denial and attacks on human rights Mr Guterres emphasized the need for education systems that separate fact from conspiracy instill respect for science and celebrate humanity in all its diversity From vision to reality To make the vision a reality he outlined five areas of commitment that start with protecting the right to quality education for everyone everywhere especially girls and people in crisis Emphasizing that schools must be open to all without discrimination he called on the Taliban in Afghanistan Lift all restrictions on girls access to secondary education immediately As the soul of education systems Mr Guterres then called for a new focus on teachers roles and skill sets to facilitate and promote learning rather than simply conveying answers Third he advocated that schools become safe and healthy spaces with no room for violence stigma or bullying To achieve the fourth goal that the digital revolution benefits all students he encouraged governments to work with private sector partners to boost digital learning content Financial Solidarity None of this will be possible without increased funding for education and global solidarity the UN chief said presenting his latest priority He urged countries to protect education budgets and channel education spending toward learning resources The financing of education must be the number one priority for governments It is the most important investment that any country can make in its people and its future explained the Secretary General Policy spending and advice must be aligned with delivering quality education for all Global movement In closing he stated that the Education Transformation Summit will only achieve its global goals by mobilizing a global movement Let us move forward together so that everyone can learn thrive and dream throughout their lives Let s ensure that today s students and future generations can access the education they need to create a more sustainable inclusive just and peaceful world for all War disease economic development Catherine Russell who heads the United Nations Children s Fund UNICEF drew attention to the effect of war on children s education and called on governments to increase support to help all children to learn wherever they are Winnie Byanyima Executive Director of UNAIDS highlighted the devastating impact of HIV on adolescent girls and young women in Africa informing participants that in sub Saharan Africa last year 4 000 girls became infected every week This is a crisis she said Because when a girl is infected at that age there is no cure for HIV that marks the rest of her life her opportunities She told the summit that 12 African countries have now committed to Education Plus a bold initiative to prevent HIV infections through free universal quality secondary education for all girls and boys in Africa reinforced through comprehensive empowerment programs Audrey Azoulay leader of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO recalled that there can be no economic development or peace without education and stressed that Afghan girls must be able to return to school It s her right she asserted Look here submit your address here Other luminaries Other distinguished speakers included UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai who called on world leaders to make schools safe for girls and protect every child s right to learn saying that if you are serious about creating a safe and sustainable future for children then be serious about education Somaya Faruqi former captain of the Afghan girls robotics team stated that all girls have the right to learn and stated that While our cousins and brothers sit in classrooms I and many other girls are forced to put our dreams on hold Every girl belongs in school Recently announced UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Vanessa Nakate emphasized the need for all children to have access to education as their future depends on it See her address here Another highlight was the moving musical performance by the Ambassador of Good Vo UNICEF s volunteer Angelique Kidjo who encouraged everyone to raise their voices to transform education 130 countries commit to restart education Later in the afternoon it was announced that more than 130 countries attending the summit pledged to restart their education systems and accelerate action to end the learning crisis The commitments followed of 115 national consultations that brought together leaders teachers students civil society and other partners to collect collective recommendations on the most urgent requests Almost half of the countries prioritized measures to address learning loss while a third of the countries committed to supporting the psychosocial well being of both students and teachers Two out of three countries also mentioned measures to offset direct and indirect costs of education for economically vulnerable communities with 75 of countries underscoring the importance of gender sensitive education policies in their commitments These statements underlined the role of education in achieving all the SDGs and the links to climate shocks conflict and poverty The measures addressed recovering from COVID 19 and getting back on track towards the SDGs while emphasizing the need for innovations in education to prepare today s students for a rapidly changing world
    The transformation of education is necessary for an “inclusive, just and peaceful world”: head of the United Nations (UN)
    Africa5 days ago

    The transformation of education is necessary for an “inclusive, just and peaceful world”: head of the United Nations (UN)

    Education has been the "guide and touchstone" of Secretary-General António Guterres, he said on Monday, the last day of the Transforming Education Summit, warning that he is in "a deep crisis."

    “I consider myself a lifelong student…Without education, where would I be?

    Where would any of us be?” he asked those gathered in the iconic General Assembly Hall. Because education transforms lives, economies and societies, “we must transform education”.

    Downward Spiral Rather than being the great enabler, the UN chief noted that education is fast becoming "a great divider," noting that some 70 percent of 10-year-olds in poor countries don't know read and "barely learn".

    .

    With access to the best resources, schools and universities, the rich get the best jobs, while the poor, especially girls, displaced people and students with disabilities face enormous obstacles in obtaining the qualifications that could change their lives, he continued.

    Meanwhile, COVID-19 has "dealt a heavy blow to progress on SDG4," the Sustainable Development Goal that targets equitable and quality education.

    "But the crisis in education began much earlier, and is much deeper," Guterres added, citing the report by the International Commission on the Future of Education, which clearly stated: "Education systems are failing."

    Grade suspension Relying on outdated and narrow curricula, poorly trained and underpaid teachers, and rote learning, he argued that "education is failing students and societies."

    At the same time, the digital divide penalizes poor students, as the education funding gap "gets bigger than ever."

    "Now is the time to transform education systems," stressed the UN chief.

    21st Century Vision With a new vision for 21st century education taking shape, he noted that quality learning must support the development of the individual learner throughout their lives.

    “It should help people learn how to learn, with a focus on problem solving and collaboration...provide the foundation for learning, from reading, writing, and math to science, digital, social, and emotional skills...

    develop students' ability to adapt to the rapidly changing world of work…[and] be accessible to everyone from the earliest stages and throughout their lives”.

    At a time of rampant misinformation, climate denial and attacks on human rights, Mr. Guterres emphasized the need for education systems that “separate fact from conspiracy, instill respect for science and celebrate humanity in all its diversity.” ”.

    From vision to reality To make the vision a reality, he outlined five areas of commitment that start with protecting the right to quality education for everyone, everywhere, especially girls and people in crisis.

    Emphasizing that schools must be open to all, without discrimination, he called on the Taliban in Afghanistan: "Lift all restrictions on girls' access to secondary education immediately."

    As “the soul of education systems”, Mr. Guterres then called for a new focus on teachers' roles and skill sets to facilitate and promote learning rather than simply conveying answers.

    Third, he advocated that schools become "safe and healthy spaces, with no room for violence, stigma or bullying."

    To achieve the fourth goal, that the digital revolution benefits all students, he encouraged governments to work with private sector partners to boost digital learning content.

    Financial Solidarity “None of this will be possible without increased funding for education and global solidarity,” the UN chief said, presenting his latest priority.

    He urged countries to protect education budgets and channel education spending toward learning resources.

    “The financing of education must be the number one priority for governments.

    It is the most important investment that any country can make in its people and its future”, explained the Secretary General.

    "Policy spending and advice must be aligned with delivering quality education for all."

    'Global movement' In closing, he stated that the Education Transformation Summit will only achieve its global goals by mobilizing “a global movement”.

    “Let us move forward together, so that everyone can learn, thrive and dream throughout their lives.

    Let's ensure that today's students and future generations can access the education they need, to create a more sustainable, inclusive, just and peaceful world for all."

    War, disease, economic development Catherine Russell, who heads the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) drew attention to the effect of war on children's education and called on governments to "increase support to help all children to learn, wherever they are.

    Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS, highlighted the devastating impact of HIV on adolescent girls and young women in Africa, informing participants that in sub-Saharan Africa last year, 4,000 girls became infected every week.

    "This is a crisis!" she said.

    "Because when a girl is infected at that age, there is no cure for HIV, that marks the rest of her life, her opportunities."

    She told the summit that 12 African countries have now committed to Education Plus, a bold initiative to prevent HIV infections through free, universal, quality secondary education for all girls and boys in Africa, reinforced through comprehensive empowerment programs.

    Audrey Azoulay, leader of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recalled that "there can be no economic development or peace without education", and stressed that Afghan girls must be able to return to school.

    "It's her right," she asserted.

    Look here submit your address here.

    Other luminaries Other distinguished speakers included UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai, who called on world leaders to make schools safe for girls and protect every child's right to learn, saying that " if you are serious about creating a safe and sustainable future for children, then be serious about education.” Somaya Faruqi, former captain of the Afghan girls' robotics team, stated that all girls have the right to learn and stated that "While our cousins ​​and brothers sit in classrooms, I and many other girls are forced to put our dreams on hold.

    Every girl belongs in school.

    " Recently announced UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Vanessa Nakate emphasized the need for all children to have access to education, as “their future depends on it".

    See her address here.

    Another highlight was the moving musical performance by the Ambassador of Good Vo UNICEF's volunteer, Angelique Kidjo, who encouraged everyone to raise their voices to transform education.

    130 countries commit to restart education Later in the afternoon, it was announced that more than 130 countries attending the summit pledged to restart their education systems and accelerate action to end the learning crisis The commitments followed of 115 national consultations that brought together leaders, teachers, students, civil society and other partners to collect collective recommendations on the most urgent requests.

    Almost half of the countries prioritized measures to address learning loss, while a third of the countries committed to supporting the psychosocial well-being of both students and teachers.

    Two out of three countries also mentioned measures to offset direct and indirect costs.

    of education for economically vulnerable communities, with 75% of countries underscoring the importance of gender-sensitive education policies in their commitments.

    These statements underlined the role of education in achieving all the SDGs and the links to climate shocks, conflict and poverty.

    The measures addressed recovering from COVID-19 and getting back on track towards the SDGs, while emphasizing the need for innovations in education to prepare today's students for a rapidly changing world.

  •  Edward Ndopu an internationally acclaimed activist and UN Sustainable Development Goal SDGs Advocate has called on the world leaders to support People Living with Disabilities PLWDs to get quality education Ndopu a South African disability rights advocate who spoke as a panelist at a session on Transforming Education through Grassroots Innovation A Localised Teacher Led Approach said nobody should be left behind in achieving the SDG4 targeting equitable quality education The UN correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria reports that the session was organised on the margins of the 3 day Transforming Education Summit at the ongoing UN General Assembly in New York Former Central Bank of Nigeria CBN Governor Lamido Sanusi and the 14th Emir of Kano who is also an advocate of SDGs chaired the session Left Edward Ndoku internationally acclaimed and UN SDGs Advocate Lamido Sanusi the Former Central Bank of Nigeria CBN Governor and Prof Peter Chin Associate Dean of Teacher Education Queens University Canada at Transforming Education Summit at in New York Ndopu told the participants that he is a living testimony of what is possible when investment is made in quality education At the age of two I was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy a degenerative condition that affects the muscles and results in progressive weakness In other words the older I get the weaker I become and my doctors gave my family a prognosis that I wouldn t live beyond the age of five I have outlived myself by 25 years and counting I am the first African graduate with disability from Oxford University so I have a motor and it is that disability and possibility belong to the same space he said Similarly Sanusi advocated for deliberate policy to include the marginalized especially PLWD in education and employments He said Sometimes we don t get it because we don t realise the implications of policy on specific individuals I will give an example When I was governor of Central Bank I told the director of Human Resources that we need to go out and employ disabled people And I insisted that we must go out and look for someone who is visually impaired and who can work there and there must be a role in the Central Bank for that person So we went and recruited one or two And then the Director of Human Resources came to my office after recruitment and then she was all in tears crying And I said why are you crying and she said Governor my father was blind I had no idea her father was blind And for her just to have the governor of Central Bank saying he wants to bring in blind people was really a personal emotional one Sanusi said you could imagine what the person in that was affected would feel if somebody who s was just a daughter was emotional about it He said that the more we really begin to think of the impact we make on the lives of these human beings PLWDs then there has to be a policy that is deliberate Left Dr Mansur Muhtar Vice President Islamic Development Bank Vice Chairman Board of Trustees of His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II HHMS II SDGs initiative Edward Ndoku internationally acclaimed and UN SDGs Advocate Lamido Sanusi the Former Central Bank of Nigeria CBN Governor and Prof Peter Chin Associate Dean of Teacher Education Queens University Canada at Transforming Education Summit at in New York The former Emir said we were often insensitive to people and somehow we just think what works for us works for everyone When I became governor Central Bank the branches all had these security doors when you go in and they closed and walk in we all know that they do not accommodate wheelchairs We actually had to issue a regulation requiring every bank in every city to have at least one branch that was wheelchair friendly Because you re excluding everybody on a wheelchair because you can t go to the bank without thinking of the security door that your wheelchair cannot go through that was financial exclusion So the point we are making is that beyond what we do we have to engage at the level of policy it is really our politicians he said NewsSourceCredit NAN
    At UNGA77, Ndopu, Sanusi seek inclusion of PLWDs in quality education, employment
     Edward Ndopu an internationally acclaimed activist and UN Sustainable Development Goal SDGs Advocate has called on the world leaders to support People Living with Disabilities PLWDs to get quality education Ndopu a South African disability rights advocate who spoke as a panelist at a session on Transforming Education through Grassroots Innovation A Localised Teacher Led Approach said nobody should be left behind in achieving the SDG4 targeting equitable quality education The UN correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria reports that the session was organised on the margins of the 3 day Transforming Education Summit at the ongoing UN General Assembly in New York Former Central Bank of Nigeria CBN Governor Lamido Sanusi and the 14th Emir of Kano who is also an advocate of SDGs chaired the session Left Edward Ndoku internationally acclaimed and UN SDGs Advocate Lamido Sanusi the Former Central Bank of Nigeria CBN Governor and Prof Peter Chin Associate Dean of Teacher Education Queens University Canada at Transforming Education Summit at in New York Ndopu told the participants that he is a living testimony of what is possible when investment is made in quality education At the age of two I was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy a degenerative condition that affects the muscles and results in progressive weakness In other words the older I get the weaker I become and my doctors gave my family a prognosis that I wouldn t live beyond the age of five I have outlived myself by 25 years and counting I am the first African graduate with disability from Oxford University so I have a motor and it is that disability and possibility belong to the same space he said Similarly Sanusi advocated for deliberate policy to include the marginalized especially PLWD in education and employments He said Sometimes we don t get it because we don t realise the implications of policy on specific individuals I will give an example When I was governor of Central Bank I told the director of Human Resources that we need to go out and employ disabled people And I insisted that we must go out and look for someone who is visually impaired and who can work there and there must be a role in the Central Bank for that person So we went and recruited one or two And then the Director of Human Resources came to my office after recruitment and then she was all in tears crying And I said why are you crying and she said Governor my father was blind I had no idea her father was blind And for her just to have the governor of Central Bank saying he wants to bring in blind people was really a personal emotional one Sanusi said you could imagine what the person in that was affected would feel if somebody who s was just a daughter was emotional about it He said that the more we really begin to think of the impact we make on the lives of these human beings PLWDs then there has to be a policy that is deliberate Left Dr Mansur Muhtar Vice President Islamic Development Bank Vice Chairman Board of Trustees of His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II HHMS II SDGs initiative Edward Ndoku internationally acclaimed and UN SDGs Advocate Lamido Sanusi the Former Central Bank of Nigeria CBN Governor and Prof Peter Chin Associate Dean of Teacher Education Queens University Canada at Transforming Education Summit at in New York The former Emir said we were often insensitive to people and somehow we just think what works for us works for everyone When I became governor Central Bank the branches all had these security doors when you go in and they closed and walk in we all know that they do not accommodate wheelchairs We actually had to issue a regulation requiring every bank in every city to have at least one branch that was wheelchair friendly Because you re excluding everybody on a wheelchair because you can t go to the bank without thinking of the security door that your wheelchair cannot go through that was financial exclusion So the point we are making is that beyond what we do we have to engage at the level of policy it is really our politicians he said NewsSourceCredit NAN
    At UNGA77, Ndopu, Sanusi seek inclusion of PLWDs in quality education, employment
    Foreign6 days ago

    At UNGA77, Ndopu, Sanusi seek inclusion of PLWDs in quality education, employment

    Edward Ndopu, an internationally acclaimed activist, and UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) Advocate, has called on the world leaders to support People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) to get quality education.

    Ndopu, a South  African disability rights advocate, who spoke as a panelist at a session on “Transforming Education through Grassroots Innovation: A Localised Teacher-Led Approach,’’ said nobody should be left behind in achieving the SDG4 targeting equitable quality education.

    The UN correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria reports that the session was organised on the margins of the 3-day Transforming Education Summit at the ongoing UN General Assembly in New York. Former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Lamido Sanusi and the 14th Emir of Kano, who is also an advocate of SDGs, chaired the session.

    (Left) Edward Ndoku, internationally acclaimed and UN SDGs Advocate; Lamido Sanusi, the Former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor and Prof. Peter Chin, Associate Dean of Teacher Education Queens University, Canada at Transforming Education Summit at in New York.  Ndopu told the participants that he is a living testimony of what is possible when investment is made in quality education.

    “At the age of two, I was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, a degenerative condition that affects the muscles and results in progressive weakness.

    “In other words, the older I get, the weaker I become, and my doctors gave my family a prognosis that I wouldn’t live beyond the age of five.

    I have outlived myself by 25 years and counting.

    “I am the first African graduate with disability from Oxford University, so I have a motor and it is that disability and possibility belong to the same space,’’ he said.

    Similarly, Sanusi advocated for deliberate policy to include the marginalized, especially PLWD in education and employments.

    He said: “Sometimes we don’t get it because we don’t realise the implications of policy on specific individuals.

    “I will give an example.

    When I was governor of Central Bank, I told the director of Human Resources that we need to go out and employ disabled people.

    “And I insisted that we must go out and look for someone who is visually impaired, and who can work there and there must be a role in the Central Bank for that person.

    “So, we went and recruited one or two.

    And then the Director of Human Resources came to my office after recruitment, and then she was all in tears crying.

    “And I said, why are you crying and she said, Governor, my father was blind.

    I had no idea her father was blind.

    “And for her, just to have the governor of Central Bank saying he wants to bring in blind people was really a personal, emotional one.

    ’’ Sanusi said you could imagine what the person in that was affected would feel if somebody who’s was just a daughter was emotional about it.

    He said that the more we really begin to think of the impact we make on the lives of these human beings (PLWDs) then there has to be a policy that is deliberate.

    Left: Dr Mansur Muhtar, Vice President Islamic Development Bank, Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees of His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II (HHMS II) SDGs initiative; Edward Ndoku, internationally acclaimed and UN SDGs Advocate; Lamido Sanusi, the Former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor and Prof. Peter Chin, Associate Dean of Teacher Education Queens University, Canada at Transforming Education Summit at in New York.  The former Emir said we were often insensitive to people and somehow, we just think what works for us works for everyone.

    “When I became governor Central Bank, the branches all had these security doors, when you go in and they closed and walk in, we all know that they do not accommodate wheelchairs.

    “We actually had to issue a regulation, requiring every bank in every city to have at least one branch that was wheelchair friendly.

    “Because you’re excluding  everybody on a wheelchair because you can’t go to the bank without thinking of the security door that your wheelchair cannot go through, that was financial exclusion.

    “So, the point we are making is that beyond what we do, we have to engage at the level of policy, it is really our politicians.

    ,’’ he said.


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  UN Secretary General Ant nio Guterres says education transformation is needed for inclusive peace in the world saying that no society can enjoy peace without education Guterres said this on Monday at end of the 3 day Transforming Education Summit organised on the margins of the 77th session of UN General Assembly in New York I regard myself as a lifelong student Without education where would I be Where would any of us be he asked Because education transforms lives economies and societies we must transform education Instead of being the great enabler the UN chief pointed out that education is fast becoming a great divider noting that some 70 per cent of 10 year olds in poor countries are unable to read and are barely learning According to him with access to the best resources schools and universities the rich get the best jobs while the poor especially girls displaced people and students with disabilities face huge obstacles to getting the qualifications that could change their lives Meanwhile COVID 19 has dealt a hammer blow to progress on SDG4 the Sustainable Development Goal targeting equitable quality education But the education crisis began long before and runs much deeper citing the International Commission on the Future of Education report card which clearly stated Education systems don t make the grade Dependent upon outdated and narrow curricula under trained and underpaid teachers and rote learning he maintained that education is failing students and societies At the same time the digital divide penalises poor students as the education financing gap yawns wider than ever Now is the time to transform education systems the UN chief said With a new 21st century education vision taking shape he highlighted that quality learning must support the development of the individual learner throughout their life To make the vision a reality he highlighted five commitment areas beginning with protecting the right to quality education for everyone everywhere especially girls and those in crisis hotspots Emphasising that schools must be open to all without discrimination he appealed to the Taliban in Afghanistan Lift all restrictions on girls access to secondary education immediately As the lifeblood of education systems Guterres next called for a new focus on the roles and skillsets of teachers to facilitate and promote learning rather than merely transmitting answers Third he advocated for schools to become safe healthy spaces with no place for violence stigma or intimidation To achieve the fourth target that the digital revolution benefits all learners he encouraged governments to work with private sector partners to boost digital learning content None of this will be possible without a surge in education financing and global solidarity the UN chief said introducing his final priority He urged countries to protect education budgets and funnel education spending into learning resources Education financing must be the number one priority for Governments It is the single most important investment any country can make in its people and its future Spending and policy advice should be aligned with delivering quality education for all the secretary general said Meanwhile Catherine Russell who heads the UN Children s Fund UNICEF drew attention to the effect of war on children s education calling on governments to scale up support to help every child learn wherever they are Winnie Byanyima Executive Director of UNAIDS highlighted the devastating impact of HIV on adolescent girls and young women in Africa informing the participants that in sub Saharan Africa last year 4 000 girls had been infected every week This is a crisis she said Because when a girl is infected at that early age there s no cure for HIV that marks the rest of their lives their opportunities She told the summit that 12 African countries have now committed to Education Plus a bold initiative to prevent HIV infections through free universal quality secondary education for all girls and boys in Africa reinforced through comprehensive empowerment programmes Audrey Azoulay leader of the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO reminded that there can be no economic development and no peace without education and underscored that Afghan girls must be able to go back to school It is their right she upheld Watch here deliver her address here Other distinguished speakers included UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai who called on world leaders to make schools safe for girls and protect every child s right to learn If you are serious about creating a safe and sustainable future for children then be serious about education she said nannew NewsSourceCredit NAN
    UNGA77: Education transformation needed for ‘inclusive peaceful world’-UN chief
     UN Secretary General Ant nio Guterres says education transformation is needed for inclusive peace in the world saying that no society can enjoy peace without education Guterres said this on Monday at end of the 3 day Transforming Education Summit organised on the margins of the 77th session of UN General Assembly in New York I regard myself as a lifelong student Without education where would I be Where would any of us be he asked Because education transforms lives economies and societies we must transform education Instead of being the great enabler the UN chief pointed out that education is fast becoming a great divider noting that some 70 per cent of 10 year olds in poor countries are unable to read and are barely learning According to him with access to the best resources schools and universities the rich get the best jobs while the poor especially girls displaced people and students with disabilities face huge obstacles to getting the qualifications that could change their lives Meanwhile COVID 19 has dealt a hammer blow to progress on SDG4 the Sustainable Development Goal targeting equitable quality education But the education crisis began long before and runs much deeper citing the International Commission on the Future of Education report card which clearly stated Education systems don t make the grade Dependent upon outdated and narrow curricula under trained and underpaid teachers and rote learning he maintained that education is failing students and societies At the same time the digital divide penalises poor students as the education financing gap yawns wider than ever Now is the time to transform education systems the UN chief said With a new 21st century education vision taking shape he highlighted that quality learning must support the development of the individual learner throughout their life To make the vision a reality he highlighted five commitment areas beginning with protecting the right to quality education for everyone everywhere especially girls and those in crisis hotspots Emphasising that schools must be open to all without discrimination he appealed to the Taliban in Afghanistan Lift all restrictions on girls access to secondary education immediately As the lifeblood of education systems Guterres next called for a new focus on the roles and skillsets of teachers to facilitate and promote learning rather than merely transmitting answers Third he advocated for schools to become safe healthy spaces with no place for violence stigma or intimidation To achieve the fourth target that the digital revolution benefits all learners he encouraged governments to work with private sector partners to boost digital learning content None of this will be possible without a surge in education financing and global solidarity the UN chief said introducing his final priority He urged countries to protect education budgets and funnel education spending into learning resources Education financing must be the number one priority for Governments It is the single most important investment any country can make in its people and its future Spending and policy advice should be aligned with delivering quality education for all the secretary general said Meanwhile Catherine Russell who heads the UN Children s Fund UNICEF drew attention to the effect of war on children s education calling on governments to scale up support to help every child learn wherever they are Winnie Byanyima Executive Director of UNAIDS highlighted the devastating impact of HIV on adolescent girls and young women in Africa informing the participants that in sub Saharan Africa last year 4 000 girls had been infected every week This is a crisis she said Because when a girl is infected at that early age there s no cure for HIV that marks the rest of their lives their opportunities She told the summit that 12 African countries have now committed to Education Plus a bold initiative to prevent HIV infections through free universal quality secondary education for all girls and boys in Africa reinforced through comprehensive empowerment programmes Audrey Azoulay leader of the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO reminded that there can be no economic development and no peace without education and underscored that Afghan girls must be able to go back to school It is their right she upheld Watch here deliver her address here Other distinguished speakers included UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai who called on world leaders to make schools safe for girls and protect every child s right to learn If you are serious about creating a safe and sustainable future for children then be serious about education she said nannew NewsSourceCredit NAN
    UNGA77: Education transformation needed for ‘inclusive peaceful world’-UN chief
    Foreign6 days ago

    UNGA77: Education transformation needed for ‘inclusive peaceful world’-UN chief

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres says education transformation is needed for inclusive peace in the world, saying that no society can enjoy peace without education.

    Guterres said this on Monday at end of the 3-day Transforming Education Summit organised on the margins of the 77th session of UN General Assembly in New York. “I regard myself as a lifelong student…Without education, where would I be?

    Where would any of us be?

    ,” he asked.

    “Because education transforms lives, economies and societies, “we must transform education”.

    Instead of being the great enabler, the UN chief pointed out that education is fast becoming “a great divider”, noting that some 70 per cent of 10-year-olds in poor countries are unable to read and are “barely learning”.

    According to him, with access to the best resources, schools and universities, the rich get the best jobs, while the poor – especially girls – displaced people, and students with disabilities, face huge obstacles to getting the qualifications that could change their lives.

    Meanwhile, COVID-19 has “dealt a hammer blow to progress on SDG4”, the Sustainable Development Goal targeting equitable quality education.

    “But the education crisis began long before – and runs much deeper,’’ citing the International Commission on the Future of Education report card, which clearly stated: “Education systems don’t make the grade”.

    Dependent upon outdated and narrow curricula, under-trained and underpaid teachers, and rote learning, he maintained that “education is failing students and societies”.

    At the same time, the digital divide penalises poor students as the education financing gap “yawns wider than ever”.

    “Now is the time to transform education systems,” the UN chief said.

    With a new 21st century education vision taking shape, he highlighted that quality learning must support the development of the individual learner throughout their life.

    To make the vision a reality, he highlighted five commitment areas beginning with protecting the right to quality education for everyone, everywhere – especially girls and those in crisis hotspots.

    Emphasising that schools must be open to all, without discrimination, he appealed to the Taliban in Afghanistan: “Lift all restrictions on girls’ access to secondary education immediately”.

    As “the lifeblood of education systems,” Guterres next called for a new focus on the roles and skillsets of teachers to facilitate and promote learning rather than merely transmitting answers.

    Third, he advocated for schools to become “safe, healthy spaces, with no place for violence, stigma or intimidation”.

    To achieve the fourth target, that the digital revolution benefits all learners, he encouraged governments to work with private sector partners to boost digital learning content.

    “None of this will be possible without a surge in education financing and global solidarity,” the UN chief said, introducing his final priority.

    He urged countries to protect education budgets and funnel education spending into learning resources.

    “Education financing must be the number one priority for Governments.

    It is the single most important investment any country can make in its people and its future.

    “Spending and policy advice should be aligned with delivering quality education for all,” the secretary-general said.

    Meanwhile, Catherine Russell, who heads the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) drew attention to the effect of war on children’s education, calling on governments to “scale up support to help every child learn, wherever they are”.

    Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS, highlighted the devastating impact of HIV on adolescent girls and young women in Africa, informing the participants that in sub-Saharan Africa last year, 4,000 girls had been infected every week.

    “This is a crisis!

    ” she said.

    “Because when a girl is infected at that early age, there’s no cure for HIV, that marks the rest of their lives, their opportunities”.

    She told the summit that 12 African countries have now committed to Education Plus, a bold initiative to prevent HIV infections through free universal, quality secondary education for all girls and boys in Africa, reinforced through comprehensive empowerment programmes.

    Audrey Azoulay, leader of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reminded that “there can be no economic development and no peace without education,” and underscored that Afghan girls must be able to go back to school.

    “It is their right”, she upheld.

    Watch here deliver her address here.

    Other distinguished speakers included UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai who called on world leaders to make schools safe for girls and protect every child’s right to learn.

    “If you are serious about creating a safe and sustainable future for children, then be serious about education,” she said.

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  •  The Non governmental Association for Literacy Support Service NOGALSS is seeking the support of the Federal Ministry of Education for girls and women education The support is in respect of the visibility of its Second Chance Education Projects which target mainstreaming of 10 000 girls and women into formal education The President NOGALSS Mr Noah Emmanuel disclosed this during an advocacy visit to Mr David Adejo the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja on Thursday He said that NOGALSS in collaboration with UNESCO had embarked on the initiative which is in partnership between the European Union and the United Nations focusing on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls According to him the project is aimed at providing accelerated second chance education and livelihood skills for out of school girls and young women facing marginalisation in the country Non governmental Association of Literacy Support Service NOGALSS led by its National President Mr Noah Emmanuel on an advocacy visit to the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja on Thursday As a major stakeholder in education we have come to intimate you of this laudable project and to seek your support in the following areas We appeal that a focal person from the adult education branch be appointed as the representative of the ministry who will be reporting on the progress to the ministry We also appeal to support in the monitoring and evaluation of the project We want you to support the visibility of the second chance education education as a means to ending violence against women and girls Thereby bringing about positive changes in the norms attitude and behaviours where all women and girls live a life free from all forms of Gender Based Violence GBV he said Emmanuel commended the Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu for the role played in allowing the operation of literacy centres in the unity schools He also called for mandating of all NGOs into adult and non formal education delivery to register with NOGALSS for proper coordination monitoring evaluation and collation of data for policy implementation For inclusiveness we appeal that you direct special schools with facilities for people living with disability to implement non formal education services This is because in our project 50 per cent of beneficiaries are people living with disabilities NOGALSS shall utilise the effort of the media to condemn this tragic violence against women and girls to achieve the second chance education This will expose all the ills melted against women and girls and serve as a voice to the voiceless he added Responding Mr Adejo promised to look into the demands of the association and partner with them to move education forward Represented by Mr Adeleye Adeoye the Director Education Planning Research and Development of the Ministry Adejo said the partnership would yield national goal of achieving SDG4 He added that the Federal Government was putting measures in place to educate as many Nigerians as possible According to him this informed the Ministerial Strategic Plan MSP which addressed education holistically covering all the 10 pillars of education I am particularly happy that all along you have not rest on your oars and that make it clear that the Education for All EFA is the responsibility of all And of course government alone cannot handle education without the support of people like you who out of passion for education form NGOs to come into groups to give back to the system in one way or the other As we all know that education is a social service and particularly people who have passion for education are not in there for the purpose of any gain but are just making a lot of sacrifice to make sure we have a better future This is because all we are doing now is to prepare the next generation he said NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Association seeks ministry’s support on 10,000 female education project
     The Non governmental Association for Literacy Support Service NOGALSS is seeking the support of the Federal Ministry of Education for girls and women education The support is in respect of the visibility of its Second Chance Education Projects which target mainstreaming of 10 000 girls and women into formal education The President NOGALSS Mr Noah Emmanuel disclosed this during an advocacy visit to Mr David Adejo the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja on Thursday He said that NOGALSS in collaboration with UNESCO had embarked on the initiative which is in partnership between the European Union and the United Nations focusing on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls According to him the project is aimed at providing accelerated second chance education and livelihood skills for out of school girls and young women facing marginalisation in the country Non governmental Association of Literacy Support Service NOGALSS led by its National President Mr Noah Emmanuel on an advocacy visit to the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja on Thursday As a major stakeholder in education we have come to intimate you of this laudable project and to seek your support in the following areas We appeal that a focal person from the adult education branch be appointed as the representative of the ministry who will be reporting on the progress to the ministry We also appeal to support in the monitoring and evaluation of the project We want you to support the visibility of the second chance education education as a means to ending violence against women and girls Thereby bringing about positive changes in the norms attitude and behaviours where all women and girls live a life free from all forms of Gender Based Violence GBV he said Emmanuel commended the Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu for the role played in allowing the operation of literacy centres in the unity schools He also called for mandating of all NGOs into adult and non formal education delivery to register with NOGALSS for proper coordination monitoring evaluation and collation of data for policy implementation For inclusiveness we appeal that you direct special schools with facilities for people living with disability to implement non formal education services This is because in our project 50 per cent of beneficiaries are people living with disabilities NOGALSS shall utilise the effort of the media to condemn this tragic violence against women and girls to achieve the second chance education This will expose all the ills melted against women and girls and serve as a voice to the voiceless he added Responding Mr Adejo promised to look into the demands of the association and partner with them to move education forward Represented by Mr Adeleye Adeoye the Director Education Planning Research and Development of the Ministry Adejo said the partnership would yield national goal of achieving SDG4 He added that the Federal Government was putting measures in place to educate as many Nigerians as possible According to him this informed the Ministerial Strategic Plan MSP which addressed education holistically covering all the 10 pillars of education I am particularly happy that all along you have not rest on your oars and that make it clear that the Education for All EFA is the responsibility of all And of course government alone cannot handle education without the support of people like you who out of passion for education form NGOs to come into groups to give back to the system in one way or the other As we all know that education is a social service and particularly people who have passion for education are not in there for the purpose of any gain but are just making a lot of sacrifice to make sure we have a better future This is because all we are doing now is to prepare the next generation he said NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Association seeks ministry’s support on 10,000 female education project
    General news2 weeks ago

    Association seeks ministry’s support on 10,000 female education project

    The Non-governmental Association for Literacy Support Service (NOGALSS) is seeking the support of the Federal Ministry of Education for girls and women education.

    The support is in respect of the visibility of its Second Chance Education Projects which target mainstreaming of 10,000 girls and women into formal education.

    The President, NOGALSS, Mr Noah Emmanuel, disclosed this during an advocacy visit to Mr David Adejo, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja on Thursday.

    He said that NOGALSS in collaboration with UNESCO had embarked on the initiative, which is in partnership between the European Union and the United Nations, focusing on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.

    According to him, the project is aimed at providing accelerated second chance education and livelihood skills for out-of-school girls and young women facing marginalisation in the country.

    Non-governmental Association of Literacy Support Service (NOGALSS), led by its National President, Mr Noah Emmanuel on an advocacy visit to the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja on Thursday. 

    “As a major stakeholder in education, we have come to intimate you of this laudable project and to seek your support in the following areas: ” We appeal that a focal person from the adult education branch be appointed as the representative of the ministry who will be reporting on the progress to the ministry.

    “We also appeal to support in the monitoring and evaluation of the project.

    ” We want you to support the visibility of the second chance education education as a means to ending violence against women and girls.

    “Thereby bringing about positive changes in the norms, attitude and behaviours where all women and girls live a life free from all forms of Gender Based Violence (GBV),” he said.

    Emmanuel commended the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, for the role played in allowing the operation of literacy centres in the unity schools.

    He also called for mandating of all NGOs into adult and non-formal education delivery to register with NOGALSS for proper coordination, monitoring, evaluation and collation of data for policy implementation.

    ” For inclusiveness, we appeal that you direct special schools with facilities for people living with disability to implement non-formal education services.

    ” This is because in our project, 50 per cent of beneficiaries are people living with disabilities.

    ” NOGALSS shall utilise the effort of the media to condemn this tragic violence against women and girls to achieve the second chance education.

    ” This will expose all the ills melted against women and girls and serve as a voice to the voiceless,” he added.

    Responding, Mr Adejo, promised to look into the demands of the association and partner with them to move education forward.

    Represented by Mr Adeleye Adeoye, the Director, Education Planning, Research and Development of the Ministry, Adejo said the partnership would yield national goal of achieving SDG4. He added that the Federal Government was putting measures in place to educate as many Nigerians as possible.

    According to him, this informed the Ministerial Strategic Plan (MSP) which addressed education holistically covering all the 10 pillars of education.

    ” I am particularly happy that all along you have not rest on your oars and that make it clear that the Education for All (EFA) is the responsibility of all.

    ” And of course government alone cannot handle education without the support of people like you who out of passion for education form NGOs to come into groups to give back to the system in one way or the other.

    ” As we all know that education is a social service and particularly people who have passion for education are not in there for the purpose of any gain but are just making a lot of sacrifice to make sure we have a better future.

    ” This is because all we are doing now is to prepare the next generation, ” he said.


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  •  The United Nations Children s Emergency Fund UNICEF has called for a multi stakeholder approach for proper utilisation of the new e learning platform Nigeria Learning Passport Serekeberehan SeyoumDeres Chief Officer in Charge UNICEF Nigeria Kano Field Office made the call on Tuesday at the launch of the Nigeria Learning Passport in Kano He said that the Nigeria Learning Passport an online offline and mobile learning platform would provide children teachers and parents with resources for learning at home and in school As we all know education has faced enormous issues across the world Even before COVID 19 the globe was falling off track in realising SDG4 At the height of the COVID 19 pandemic sporadic school closures hindered the learning of 50 million students in Nigeria alone and more than 5 million in Kano state Frequent attacks on schools including abduction of children who should always be safe in school had complicated the fear of the unknown But together we are finding solutions While nothing can replace the face to face interaction with their teachers and peers in the classroom The Nigeria Learning Passport he explained would provide learning opportunities when face to face interaction isn t feasible or when children need to revise and bridge the learning poverty gap The UNICEF representative then commended the state government for unveiling the creative digital learning solution saying that it would increase access to excellent learning for all pupils The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Nigeria learning passport is an online learning platform created for Nigerian pupils with availability of diverse languages and contents The innovation was created in partnership between the Federal Ministry of Education the UNICEF Microsoft and the Global Partnership for Education GPE NewsSourceCredit NAN
    UNICEF calls for proper utilisation of  e-learning platform
     The United Nations Children s Emergency Fund UNICEF has called for a multi stakeholder approach for proper utilisation of the new e learning platform Nigeria Learning Passport Serekeberehan SeyoumDeres Chief Officer in Charge UNICEF Nigeria Kano Field Office made the call on Tuesday at the launch of the Nigeria Learning Passport in Kano He said that the Nigeria Learning Passport an online offline and mobile learning platform would provide children teachers and parents with resources for learning at home and in school As we all know education has faced enormous issues across the world Even before COVID 19 the globe was falling off track in realising SDG4 At the height of the COVID 19 pandemic sporadic school closures hindered the learning of 50 million students in Nigeria alone and more than 5 million in Kano state Frequent attacks on schools including abduction of children who should always be safe in school had complicated the fear of the unknown But together we are finding solutions While nothing can replace the face to face interaction with their teachers and peers in the classroom The Nigeria Learning Passport he explained would provide learning opportunities when face to face interaction isn t feasible or when children need to revise and bridge the learning poverty gap The UNICEF representative then commended the state government for unveiling the creative digital learning solution saying that it would increase access to excellent learning for all pupils The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Nigeria learning passport is an online learning platform created for Nigerian pupils with availability of diverse languages and contents The innovation was created in partnership between the Federal Ministry of Education the UNICEF Microsoft and the Global Partnership for Education GPE NewsSourceCredit NAN
    UNICEF calls for proper utilisation of  e-learning platform
    Education2 months ago

    UNICEF calls for proper utilisation of  e-learning platform

    The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has called for a multi-stakeholder approach for proper utilisation of the new e-learning platform, Nigeria Learning Passport.

    Serekeberehan SeyoumDeres, Chief Officer in Charge, UNICEF Nigeria, Kano Field Office, made the call on Tuesday at the launch of the Nigeria Learning Passport in Kano.He said that the Nigeria Learning Passport, an online, offline, and mobile learning platform, would provide children, teachers, and parents with resources for learning at home and in school.

    “As we all know, education has faced enormous issues across the world.

    Even before COVID-19, the globe was falling off track in realising SDG4.”“At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, sporadic school closures hindered the learning of 50 million students in Nigeria alone and more than 5 million in Kano state.

    “Frequent attacks on schools including abduction of children, who should always be safe in school, had complicated the fear of the unknown.

    “But together, we are finding solutions.

    While nothing can replace the face-to-face interaction with their teachers and peers in the classroom.

    ”The Nigeria Learning Passport he explained, would provide learning opportunities when face-to-face interaction isn’t feasible or when children need to revise and bridge the learning poverty gap.

    The UNICEF representative then, commended the state government for unveiling the creative digital learning solution, saying that it would increase access to excellent learning for all pupils.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Nigeria learning passport is an online learning platform created for Nigerian pupils, with availability of diverse languages and contents.

    The innovation was created in partnership between the Federal Ministry of Education, the UNICEF, Microsoft and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).


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