Religion and education

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This purpose of study is to examine the factors that influence secondary school students' choice of Islamic studies in Kwara State of Nigeria. A four likert- type of questionnaire was used as an instrument for the collection of data. Seven... More

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What is it like for young people not to conform to increasingly globalised standards of ‘modern childhood’, as epitomised by formal schooling? Drawing on ethnographic and participatory research conducted with Qur’anic students (Almajirai) in Kano,... More
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to show how Nigeria’s current Universal Basic Education on primary schooling targets Muslim Almajiri street boys for basic literacy acquisition. The paper examines the policy’s management implementation... More

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National education policies in Nigeria aim at addressing female disprivilege by improving girl-child enrolment in schools in line with Millennium Development Goal targets. In addition, the National Gender Policy and its Strategic Implementation... More

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The issue of Almajiri education has been a subject of discussion among scholars and a subject of great concern to the authorities. Almajiri education started from time immemorial in the Northern part of Nigeria. This paper tries to clarify how the... More
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The AL-MAJIRI school system is a variant of private Arabic and Islamic schools which cater for the religious and moral development of Muslims. In the past, the system produced clerics, scholars, judges, religious reformers, eminent teachers and... More
Organisations
The Civil society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA) is a coalition of NGOs, CBOs and FBOs working on education issues in Nigeria. Forty (40) education NGOs came together in the run-up to the World Education Summit in Dakar in April 2000 to form the coalition. CSACEFA developed a core set of positions and attended the Dakar Summit to join in the call for quality education for all.
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Tens of millions of children around the globe who do not attend formal schooling are considered to be out of school. A sizable number of these out-of-school children learn in nonformal settings. Throughout several countries in Asia and Africa where... More