Enugu, usually referred to as Enugu State to distinguish it from the city of Enugu, is a state in southeastern Nigeria. Its capital is Enugu, from which the state – created in 1991 from the old Anambra State – derives its name. The principal cities in the state are Enugu, Agbani, Awgu, Udi, Oji-River, and Nsukka.
Area (km2): 7,161
Population: 3,267,837


Can education markets work for the poor?

This EDOREN report provides a review of the ‘Making Markets Work for the Poor’ (M4P) approach used for the Developing Effective Private Education...

Taking school improvement to scale: the Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria

The paper shares ESSPIN’s experience of taking a school improvement programme to scale from small pilots in some of the most challenging operational...

Managing the Challenges and Prospects of the New Teacher in Contemporary Nigeria

A nation that is aspiring for greatness, self-sufficiency, political and economic emancipation cannot afford running away from effective system...

Parents’ and Teachers’ Preferred Medium of Instruction in Primary Schools in Enugu, Nigeria

This study which investigated parents’ and teachers’ preferred medium of instruction in primary schools was conducted in Enugu, South East,...

Gender Issues in Basic Education and National Development in Nigeria

Research has shown that education is one of the most effective development investments countries can make. Adequate investments in education...


Ben has managed several national and international researches/projects aimed at introducing sustainable educational innovations. Many of the projects completed were funded by the World Bank, UNESCO, HP, ATPS, and ETF (now TETFund) and were based on empirical evidences as well as international...Read more

Stella is a Professor of Extension and Distance Education. She has been involved in various projects relating to quality education for sustainable development. Her research interests spans a wide range of Education and Social issues, designing extension education programmes, material...Read more

Interested in research in entrepreneurship in physics, media resources and students’ performances in physics, household electrification (society and technology) and trend in students’ performances in physics and mathematics among others.

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As a gender and theology consultant, with two advanced degrees in theology/religion, Rose Nkechi Uchem belongs to several professional bodies where she has also served as executive committee member and editor of academic journals. Her research interests include contextual education on gender-...Read more


Society for the Improvement of Rural People(SIRP)

Society for the Improvement of Rural People is an NGO registered in Nigeria by the Corporate Affairs Commission under the Limited By Guarantee status with RC no:371,555. Its head office is located at No:112 Zik Avenue, Uwani, Enugu. Since 2011 we have we have been involved in developing school governance frameworks, with support from the Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria(ESSPIN) in Enugu State, Nigeria. This framework is utilising the instrumentality of School Based Management Committees to improve school governance that would guarantee education access and quality. Currently, we are implementing ESSPIN's SBMC Consolidation activities (2014-2016) in Udi, Nkanu West and Aninri local government areas of Enugu State. Our key activity implementation thrust are: - Advocacy to schools to deal with issues of Inclusive education - Providing support to SBMC functionality,women and children's committees in the 3 LGAs. Our strategies currently are : - Encouraging communities to identify and express problems for education access and quality. - Mentoring SBMC officials on Resource mobilisation etc. - Promoting solutions at school, LGEA and State level. - Monitoring and documenting processes and results. We would wish to be part of the ultimate success story of DEEPEN. We will adopt the M4P methodology when enlisted to work for DEEPEN. The M4P methodology which builds on our experiences working on ESSPIN would help facilitate: .a more transparent,inclusive and favourable regulatory environment for private schools, .increased access to financial products and services for parents and schools. .access toquality,yetaffordable school improvement services,and .increased availability of media platforms to discuss education issues and provide information on good schooling practices.

International Centre for Science, Humanities and Education Research

ICSHER has held conferences annually for 10 years, produced 11 volumes and 17 issues of her journal called NASHERJ. It is registered with Corporate Affairs with reg no RC 1092968. It has a 15 member Trustees from universities and colleges of education mainly spread across the nation and hopes to draw interested members from outside Nigeria soon. The aspects of training/capacity building as well as corporate research are still being developed and hope to get to peak soon.