Ali Rabiu Ali
Jigawa Education partners (JEP) in collaboration with Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn have organized a one-day public policy dialogue with relevant stakeholders with a view to proffer solutions to address the challenges of education in the state tagged “Education and Contemporary Emergencies: A sustainable approach is meant to discussed various challenges”
Participants at the event which took place at the manpower development institute in Dutse on Thursday urged governments at all levels to provide laws that will make learning easy for girls, education compulsory and ensure parents to enroll their children/wards particularly girls.
JEP also urged relevant stakeholders to support the system.
Stallion Times reports that PERL-FCDO have been supporting government and partners to ensure that the system is strengthened and inclusion particularly in the areas of Education, Health and Open Spaces.
Key challenges affecting the girl education that were identified at the dialogue include poverty, illiteracy and insecurity to mention a few.
None-state actors and state actors like the Deputy Speaker, Jigawa State Assembly, Hon Suleiman Musa Kadira, Chairman SUBEB, Director Schools, Jigawa state Ministry of Education, Abdullahi Dangwanki described the event as timely and stressed the need for all hands to be on deck for the development of education, adding that it is the responsibility of all stakeholders to achieve the set objectives.
PERL States team leader for Kano/Jigawa, Malam Isah Surajo and Malam Tasiu Abubakar of JEP said the dialogue was aimed at discussing with relevant stakeholders on the effects of the contemporary emergencies on the educational system towards ensuring safe and protective learning environment.