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Improve Quality of Service Delivery in the Education Quality Assurance Unit

Improve Quality of Service Delivery in the Education Quality Assurance Unit

CURRENT STATE:

Current quality assurance policies and frameworks require review.

Manual and fragmented data management systems that affects quality of decision
making.

Structure of the department and capability of team can be improved.

Poor utilization of technology.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Refine the quality of Education policy framework for schools.

Improve monitoring and investigation structure for evaluating schools.

Invest in the creation of data systems to drive education
quality assurance.

Invest in improving the technical capacity of quality assurance officers.

Establish a centralized family and community engagement office.

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Improve Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Improve Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

CURRENT STATE:

Limited opportunities for student enrolment currently; High drop-out and poor performance rates.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Develop and equip three (3) additional technical colleges
to increase the student population to a 100% over the next four (4) years.

Explore concessioning of centresto the private sector.

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Upgrade and Expand the Education Resource Centre (ERC)

Upgrade and Expand the Education Resource Centre (ERC)

CURRENT STATE:

The existing office and equipment of the Education Resource Centres are dilapidated, broken down and unable to serve the system.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Renovate and upgrade existing ERC facilities – Infrastructure, Technology & Machinery to educationally viable models.

Build new technologically compliant ERC facilities across the six (6) educational districts to ensure proximity to stakeholders.

Expand product lines by investing in equipment and machinery where necessary.

Partner with private firms to develop ERC centres for optimized operations.

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Improve Access to Education for Children in Underserved Communities

Improve Access to Education for Children in Underserved Communities

CURRENT STATE:

A significant proportion of children within undeserved communities end up as child workers and constitute most of the out-ofschool children in the state.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Collaborate with empowerment and entrepreneurial non-profit organizations to provide human capital development initiatives for parents within these communities.

Collaborate with the office of Adult Mass Education (AME)
responsible for providing informal education in creating
opportunities for uneducated teenagers and youths.

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Conduct a state-wide census for the Education sector

Conduct a state-wide census for the Education sector

CURRENT STATE:

No reliable data for out-of-school children due to lack of updated research.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Conduct a household and community census to determine the number of out of school children within the state to strategically initiate projects to cater for their educational needs.

Conduct a school census of students in public and private
schools within the state to help in properly planning for relevant interventions.

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Improve Engagement with the Private Education System

Construct and Upgrade Public School Infrastructure

CURRENT STATE:

Only about 4,910 private schools in Lagos state are approved and recognized by the state governing agency, out of over 21,000 currently existing. This implies that over 80% of students are in schools without good oversight regarding the quality of education they are receiving.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Enumerate private schools in Lagos.

Involve private schools in trainings, competitions and conferences.

Categorize the schools by location, earning capacity,
student exposure, teacher adequacy and quality of education.

Incorporate low-income private schools into the proposed education trust fund.

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Establish and Leverage Impactful PublicPrivate Partnerships

Establish and Leverage Impactful Public-Private Partnerships.

CURRENT STATE:

Insufficient engagement strategies with the private sector and other development bodies.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Implement robust working partnership framework with the private and development sectors.

Will entail engaging and sustaining a mutually-beneficial
relationship with all stakeholders.

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Enhance the Special Needs Education Division

Enhance the Special Needs Education Division

CURRENT STATE:

There is limited or no attention given to special needs schools and their related educational requirements.


The facilities in special needs schools are dilapidated and inadequate to meet the needs of the students.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Upgrade facility, equipment and teaching aids.

Conduct quarterly trainings for special needs’ teachers.

Create strategic partnerships with international bodies for funding and support.

Include special educational needs (SEN) departments at regular public schools.

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Invest in Technology as a Learning Aid

Invest in Technology as a Learning Aid

CURRENT STATE:

Manual teaching aids are still adopted by all public schools which positions the systems behind global trends and standards.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Introduce technology driven facilitation.

Provide teachers with interactive technological devices such as tablets, palm tops for access to educational materials and training on use and maintenance.

Introduce software solutions to optimize school processes.

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Improve the Capacity and Welfare of School Personnel

Improve the Capacity and Welfare of School Personnel

CURRENT STATE:

Poor compensation and appreciation of school-teachers.

Inconsistent and inadequate training programs as well as scarcity of specialized teachers.


Little or no career development opportunities for teachers.

SPECIFIC INITIATIVES & INTERVENTION PROJECTS:

Overhaul Teacher Recruitment and Career Management process.

Launch a Comprehensive Personnel Training Program to
overhaul and improve teacher welfare.

Strengthen Performance Management System for school personnel.

Introduce the Teacher Volunteer Corps – invite retired and passionate volunteers to supplement existing number of
teachers.

Upgrade the Teacher Training Academy at Owutu.

© 2020   MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, LAGOS STATE.