Ei-iE

Cooperation Projects

Global Response to Commercialization and Privatization of Education

Implementing Country
Nigeria

Description

Workshop/campaign on commercialization and privatization of education

Objectives

Objectives 2021&2022

  • Further create awareness on the impact of privatization and commercialization of education at the regional level in the West Regional Bloc which comprises Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo States.
  • Sensitize public authorities and other stakeholders on research findings on private providers of education and low-fee edu-business companies such as BIA and the need to regulate their activities.
  • Examine the impact of commercialization/privatization in the era of COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Further the advocacy/campaign for adequate investment in quality public education towards achieving the SDG4.

Activities

Activities 2021&2022

Topics/issues to be presented and discussed during the workshops:

  • An overview of Global Response to Privatization and Commercialization Project in Nigeria.
  • Presentation of EI Research Report on “Quality and Equalities: A Comparative Study of Public and Low-Cost Private Schools in Lagos”.
  • Presentation on the impact of commercialization and privatization of education in the context of COVID-19.
  • Panel Discussion on Privatization of Education and the obligations of States to guarantee the Right to Education. 
  • Presentation of a Statement (Advocacy Paper).
Period
2021 – 2023
Implementing Organization
Cooperation Partner