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Adamawa, Borno, Yobe Schools Lack Qualified Teachers – UNICEF

Adamawa, Borno, Yobe Schools Lack Qualified Teachers – UNICEF

UNICEF says only 29% of the schools Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe States have teachers who meet the minimum requirements to teach.

The head of UNICEF in Maiduguri Field Office, Phuong T. Nguyen, disclosed this during a media dialogue to highlight the successes of the city’s accelerated funding for the Global Partnership for Education.

Nguyen, who gave the situation a number of causes, claimed that the region’s access to high-quality education has been further hampered by the devastating effects of poverty, insecurity, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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She also noted that 124 students are taught by one teacher on average across the three states and other states in the area. “Almost half of all schools need rehabilitation. Only 47% Of schools in Borno have furniture with lower proportions in Yobe (32%) and Adamawa (26%).

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