Launch of Nigeria Education website
Nigeria Education, an exciting new website for those working on education in Nigeria, has been launched! The website was developed by the Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN) project team, and provides online access to a range of information on basic education in Nigeria, including:
- The latest research: The searchable literature database contains over 1,300 quality research documents focusing on education in Nigeria with links to the full text, where available. Topic areas covered include: access to education; gender and education; governance; non-state and private education; educational outcomes; quality; and, teachers.
- Researcher profiles: Nigeria Education provides a collection of profiles of researchers working on education in Nigeria, with links to their publications on Nigeria Education, where available.
- Journal profiles: The Nigeria Education journals database provides access to profiles of journals that publish articles on education in Nigeria. Journal profiles include a list of articles from that journal which are held in the Nigeria Education Literature database.
- Organisation database: Nigeria Education provides access to information about non-governmental organisations working on education in Nigeria, such as funders, training and research organisations.
- State pages: Our State profile pages provide a collection of all of Nigeria Education’s content organised by State, so you can find the latest research on your State, as well as the researchers, journals and organisations working in your State.
Do you have something to contribute?Nigeria Education is always looking for new and interesting content, and you can submit your research, your researcher profile, or a suggestion for a journal or organisation to be included in our database, by using our submission form. All submissions undergo a quality assessment before being added to the website to ensure it meets the Nigeria Education’s editorial policy guidelines.
- The alienation of Nigerian women in widowhood
- N. N. Iheanacho 2015
- This ethnographic study describes the plight of many women in widowhood in Nigeria, particularly in rural areas and more traditional communities such as those found in Etche, in the Niger Delta region. The cause of the women’s p...
- Women education as tool for sustainable development: issues and prospects
- M. Shu'aibu; M. Ayuba 2015
- Nigeria is a society in transition, and subject to a number of growth and development challenges, not least the systemic discrimination against women common to many developing countries. The best way to support this transition and adv...
- Micro-credit as a strategy for poverty alleviation among women entrepreneurs in Nasarawa State, Nigeria
- A. J. Idris; K. C. Agbim 2015
- All over the world, poor people are routinely excluded from the formal finance system, ranging from full exclusion in developing countries, to partial exclusion even in developed countries. This fact contributes to making poverty a ma...
- Gender and science education in Nigeria
- J. Opara 2015
- The role of science, technology, and mathematics in improving quality of life is difficult to overstate, given how fundamental all of these interlinked sectors are to the fabric of modern society. Yet women are underrepresented i...
- Social media as instrument of global mobilisation: a textual analysis of the 'bring back our girls' campaign
- M. N. Nwabuzor; C. V. Gever 2015
- The abduction of over 200 female students from Chibok in April, 2014, by the outlawed Boko Haram insurgents attracted global condemnation which went viral on social media. Such acts are at variance with international norms of freedom ...