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ERIC Number: EJ1079923
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
A Pilot Study of the Challenges of Infusing Almajiri Educational System into the Universal Basic Educational Programme in Sokoto, Nigeria
Isiaka, Tajudeen Onitada
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n16 p10-16 2015
The Almajiri falls among the category of extremely poor children in Nigeria. These children constitute about seven and half million street-begging, maladjusted, aggressive and out of schools. The menace of the Almajiri has recently attracted the of attention of federal and state Governments which led to the establishment of special schools geared towards providing these children with knowledge and skills that will enable live meaningful life and contribute to national development. Therefore, this present study examines the challenges' of infusing Almajiri educational system into Universal Basic educational programme in Sokoto State Nigeria. The target population of the study comprised of all the teachers in all the Almajiri Model schools in sokoto. The sample involved sixty (60) teachers who were randomly selected from different Almajiri Model schools. The instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire developed by the researcher. Data were analysed with frequency count and percentages. The results of the findings revealed that the programme is being adversely affected by some problems such as insufficient funding, inadequate infrastructural facilities, poor planning and supervision and poor public enlightenment programme. The study also made recommendation for solving these challenges.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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