Category Archives: Africa

Meet STIR Education

The Problem we seek to solve: Over 90% of all children in developing countries are now enrolled in school – a remarkable achievement. Yet when in school most children learn very little. We know teachers make the biggest difference in whether children learn – yet many teachers are absent from school, poorly motivated and inadequately skilled. More fundamentally, teaching is […]

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Making the case for Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) in Nigeria: A Summary on Global Best Practices

AUTHORS: Radhika Iyengar, HaeIn Shin, Balaraba Aliyu The fourth focus area of the SDGs focuses on education, encompassing more than just universal access to primary education (MDG 2). It focuses on lifelong learning, and promotes quality education, two aspects that were not clearly outlined as priorities in MDG2. Going forward, the aim to ‘provide quality education and lifelong learning’ will […]

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