November 1, 2023

Reflections on Nigeria’s Learning Crisis and Adopting a Systems Lens to Study and Address It

In this episode, RISE research fellow Julius Atuhurra speaks to CSEA’s Director of Research, Dr. Adedeji Adeniran, about CSEA’s education research journey that has evolved from an initial focus on education financing to studying more nuanced topics, including: education system diagnosis, data quality, community engagement, policy analysis tools, and curriculum effectiveness. He highlights the need to fully grasp what transpires inside the classroom and how that is influenced by interactions happening outside the classroom. He also explains RISE Nigeria’s primary focus on demand-side actors and discusses findings from their recent study on primary-level curriculum effectiveness in Nigeria.