Partnership for Learning for All in Nigeria


PLANE launches Community Learning Hubs in Kano

PLANE launches Community Learning Hubs in Kano

The Partnership for Learning for All in Nigeria (PLANE), with support from the UK, on Tuesday inaugurated an  inclusive education Programme in Minjibir local government area of Kano state.

KANO FOCUS reports that the Technical Director, Emily Koester, said said Community Learning Hubs is part of PLANE intervention in Kano state.

According to her PLANE is a seven-year education programme funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) to invest in more inclusive and effective education system in Nigeria.

She explained that the project worked to deliver a more inclusive and effective education system and improve learning outcomes for students in their pre-primary and primary years.

She said, “PLANE focuses on improving basic education and tackling fundamental system constraints by raising the quality of teaching and learning for foundational skills.

“It also supports improvements in school management and teaching colleges; supporting the state’s education sector through policy formulation, budgeting, and management reforms.

“It also unlocks governance bottlenecks to support improvements in frontline education delivery.

Vanessa Edheberu, the Head of gender and community mobilisation of the Programme, said it would be implemented in 11 local governments of the state.

According to her, the project will also be done in Karaye, Takai and Gabasawa local government areas within the week.

She added that 15 clusters in Minjibir would receive learning materials.

Earlier, the state Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Abdullahi Yanshana, thanked FCDO for implementing the PLANE programme in the state.

Yanshana, who was represented by Abass Abdullahi, pledged that Kano State would mobilise relevant stakeholders to ensure the effective implementation of the programme.

Hajiya Suwaiba Sade of the Kano State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, said that the PLANE programme would significantly help in tackling some challenges affecting the state’s education sector.

KANO FOCUS reports that some parents lauded the Federal Government, FCDO and the Kano State Government for the project.