It draws attention to the complex colonial machinery, involving ideological differences and a personality clash that may have frustrated concerted efforts that were required to translate the programme into reality and contributed to the collapse of the literacy efforts.
Why was the first mass literacy campaign in Nigeria considered a failure?
Inspite of some careful planning and collaborations of individuals and NGOs, the campaign failed due to lack of colonial administration’s commitment to literacy for all, the attitude of which frustrated some officers out of literacy sector (Omolewa, 1981).
Why is Nigeria’s literacy rate low?
The main contributing factors are poor physical facilities, inadequate sanitation, lack of textbooks and the number of unqualified teachers.
What is mass literacy Programme?
Mass Literacy is a statewide effort to empower educators with the evidence-based practices for literacy that all students need. Evidence-based instruction, provided within schools and classrooms that are culturally responsive and sustaining, will put our youngest students on a path toward literacy for life.
Which state is the most intelligent in Nigeria?
Every ethnic group, has their own unique intelligence, success and educational achievements. While the Igbos are successful traders, businessmen and are entrepreneurial in nature, the women are more educated than the men, and Imo state a state in the South-East is ranked as the most literate state in Nigeria.
What is the literacy rate of male and female?
Literacy rate among females is 65.5 per cent whereas the literacy rate among males is 82.1 per cent.
What is 2020 literacy rate?
International Literacy Day 2020: Kerala most literate state in India, check rank-wise list. International Literacy Day 2020: The literacy rate of India is 77.7% while Kerala has emerged as the most literate state in the country, followed by Delhi while Andhra Pradesh has recorded the lowest literacy rate.