Getting Out of School Children back to Classrooms in North-West Nigeria

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July 06, 2021
Educate A Child, a global programme of the Education Above All Foundation, and UNICEF bring opportunity through education access and school-based management committees (SBMC) training. By working together and in collaboration with government authorities in the north-west Nigerian States of Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara, they are helping SBMCs to track out of school children (OOSC) and encourage their caregivers to send them to school.
EAA AND WORLD BANK PARTNER TO ENROL 35,000 OUT-OF-SCHOOL CHILDREN IN DJIBOUTI

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June 08, 2021
Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s ‘Educate A Child’ program and the World Bank signed on 8 June 2021, a partnership agreement to enrol up to 35,000 out-of-school children in Djibouti.
QFFD signs MoU with Government of Djibouti in support of EAA – World Bank project to enrol OOSC

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June 08, 2021
Today, Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Djibouti in support of an Education Above All (EAA) Foundation– World Bank project, aimed at enrolling 35,000 out of school children (OOSC) in Djibouti.
EAC and UNICEF Partner for Remote Learning in Nigeria’s Northeast Corner to Combat COVID-19

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April 14, 2021
When students across Nigeria were sent home until further notice, many raced there with glee at the prospect of having a few days of respite from the daily routine. They had no idea what was in store, the longest break they’ve ever had. Months later, with the stay-at-home order still in place, students eagerly anticipate a return to the classroom.
AA and Gavi, launch two integrated education and immunisation projects in Africa

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April 06, 2021
Education Above All Foundation and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, expand their partnership with projects in Ethiopia and Kenya. The projects aim to reach over half a million of the most marginalised people over the next two years.
Become a Partner

The power of partnership is critical to our operational framework. We recognise that there are many organisations that are already very active in working to get, and keep children in quality primary education programmes, and have extensive knowledge about the challenges that out of school children face.  EAC seeks partners to support the acceleration the identification, enrollment and completion of a quality primary education for a significant number of out of school children.

If your organisation shares EAC’s vision of a world where every individual has the opportunity to learn through a quality primary education, and is interested in becoming an EAC partner, please visit the ‘Become A Partner’ section of our website to discover more about EAC partnership types and criteria.  Guidelines on submitting an Expression of Interest for partnership can also be found in this section.

Priority Countries

 

Based on international statistics, EAC has identified a number of priority countries where it supports partners’ efforts.

EAC is open to working with partners in these countries towards the enrollment of many more children, into quality education programmes.

 

 

 

 

Getting Out of School Children back to Classrooms in North-West Nigeria

News

July 06, 2021
Educate A Child, a global programme of the Education Above All Foundation, and UNICEF bring opportunity through education access and school-based management committees (SBMC) training. By working together and in collaboration with government authorities in the north-west Nigerian States of Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara, they are helping SBMCs to track out of school children (OOSC) and encourage their caregivers to send them to school.
Little Priya finds hope through Camp Vidya

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11-year-old Priya* from a remote village in Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh had to drop out of school right after she completed her Grade 4 because her family migrated to the city in search of work.
She had Never Been to School Before

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Gunsi, a farming community in the Mion district of the Northern Region of Ghana, is home to Fasila, a 13-year-old girl born with a walking disability.
Getting out of school children back to classrooms in north-west Nigeria

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Educate A Child, a global programme of the Education Above All Foundation, brings opportunity through education access and SBMC training
Getting Out of School Children back to Classrooms in North-West Nigeria

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Educate A Child, a global programme of the Education Above All Foundation, and UNICEF bring opportunity through education access and SBMC training.
Educate A Child invites you to make a donation

On average, EAC invests US$100 to enable a child to fulfil her/his right to a quality primary education.

  • 2012/2013: EAC enrolled over 500,000 out of school children and partners committed to enrol 1.5 million.
  • 2013/2014: EAC enrolled over 533,000 additional out of school children and enrolment commitments increased to 2 million.
  • 2014/2015: EAC enrolments exceeded 2.1 million out of school children and partner enrolment commitments increased to more than 6 million.
  • 2015/2016: EAC enrolments surpassed 3.3 million out of school children and partners committed to enrolling more than 6.9 million.
  • 2016/2017: EAC has enrolled more than 5 million out of school children worldwide have been enrolled and EAC partners have committed to enrolling upwards of 7.2 million.
  • 2017: EAC has enrolled more than 5.7 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 8.8 million.
  • 2018: EAC has enrolled more than 7.5 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 10.4 million.
  • 2019: EAC has enrolled more than 8.4 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 10.4 million.
  • Since inception, EAC has implemented 72 projects in 50 countries.

Your support in helping Educate A Child to achieve its goal to reach 10 million Out of School Children will make a big difference.

 

 

Join the EAC Team

EAC is, at its heart, is a commitment to children who are out of school; we help to provide millions of children with an opportunity to learn and to surpass the very real and significant barriers to education that they face, each and every day.

We are searching for the best candidates to join us in our unwavering mission to enrol and retain 10 million out of school children in quality primary education programmes.  If you think you can support us in achieving our goals and would like to join our growing team, please review the current vacancies below, which also contain information on how to apply:

Educate A Child is focused and enthusiastic in its search for new team members; however, please note that due to the size of our small but growing team, EAC is unable to accept speculative applications and can only consider candidates that strongly match the advertised job descriptions.  

If your profile does not match the job description for the role that you are interested in and you feel that you can add value in another area, please visit the careers page at our parent foundation website: Education Above All and review the other roles currently available.
EAC wishes you all the best in your career search.

Disclaimer: The graphic presentation of boundaries used by EAA/EAC in this map is consistent with those produced by the UN Cartographic Section. This map is provided to facilitate the general location of supported projects. EAA/EAC does not have an official position regarding boundaries of or disputed boundaries between countries.

Meet our partners

EAC works with a diverse set of partners to accelerate the identification, enrolment and completion of primary education for a significant number of out of school children.