EdoBEST nurtures leaders through innovative learning, says Edo SUBEB

Two EdoBEST children reading from a book

THE Executive Chairman, Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (Edo SUBEB), Ozavize Salami, has said that the state, through its EdoBEST initiative, is nurturing tomorrow’s leaders through innovative learning. Salami stressed the Board’s commitment to education in her address to commemorate the International Day of Education, emphasising the global significance of children’s education. This year’s […]

Int’l Day of the Girl Child: How Edo is investing in the future of girls

On 2, October 2023 amidst cheers and applause, 12-year-old Eunice Osaigbovo of Imaguero Junior Secondary School, a state-owned junior secondary school in Benin City was announced winner of an essay competition, edging out other contestants from 15 private schools. Over the past five years since the EdoBEST reform programme was launched by Governor Godwin Obaseki, […]

International Literacy Day: How Edo is building the foundation for sustainable, peaceful society

For over 80 children of school age in Kolokolo community, the establishment of Kolokolo Primary School signifies the beginning of their learning journey. For the broader local community, it meant jobs, progress and development. Mrs Osarogiagbon Isokpan, the Education Secretary of Ikpoba-Okha local government area, where Kolokolo is located mirrored the community’s excitement with the […]

Edo State Learning Assessment Strategy & Systems (ELASS) – Roadmap & Next Steps

Since 2018, when the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) was birthed by Governor Godwin Obaseki, basic education in Edo State has witnessed a myriad of interventions. To sustain these gains and to answer questions as to how well the students are learning, the Edo State Learning Assessment Strategy & Systems (ELASS) was initiated in […]

Governor Obaseki’s investment in Basic Education: Impact and Outcomes

From the inception of his administration, Godwin Obaseki has prioritized education as one of his key reform areas and has committed substantial resources in this regard. This commitment birthed the EdoBEST programme which has recorded modest but impactful outcomes in areas which can be highlighted under the five pillars of the EdoBEST 2.0 programme –  […]

Efficient leadership key to improving learning gains, says Edo SUBEB Chairman

Edo SUBEB Chairman addressing EdoBEST school leaders

The Executive Chairman of Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (Edo SUBEB), Mrs. Ozavize E. Salami, has noted that efficient leadership and monitoring of Key Performance Indicators remain key to sustaining the gains achieved through the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) programme.  Mrs. Salami made the statement while addressing a gathering of school leaders, […]

Governor Godwin Obaseki to share EdoBEST success story at World Bank 2023 Spring Meeting

Poster featuring Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo only subnational invited to high-level panel The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, shared insights on the judicious use of public resources to ensure the success of the Edo State Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) Programme at the 2023 World Bank Spring meeting. The panel session themed “The False Dichotomy between More & More […]