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 […]

International Children’s Book Day

Two children; one child holding a book and smiling at the camera

International Children’s Book Day is celebrated on April 2nd annually. It emphasizes the importance of reading as taught in schools and at home and brings awareness to reading and how essential it is in moulding children’s minds of the future. Nigeria is currently suffering a crisis of learning poverty as 70% of children cannot read […]

Edo State Holds Learning Assessment for Primary and Secondary Schools

Children in a classroom taking a test

The Edo state government in partnership with World Bank and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation organised the Edo State Learning Assessment Systems and Strategies (ELASS) for children in Primary 3, 6, JSS 3 and SS2. The Executive Chairman, Edo SUBEB, Ozavize Salami noted that the Learning Assessment is imperative in the development of literacy […]