The Skills Outside School Foundation remains grateful for donors contributions towards impacting 500 disadvantaged young adults in Northern Nigeria. The kind gestures of donors will expose disadvantaged students to basic lifes skills, academic skills, enterprise skills, career awareness, technical and vocational skills to enable them drive transformational change in society. We are grateful to GlobalGiving for providing us the platform to solicit donations from donors across the world.
The Skills Outside School Foundation since the last report have concluded the baseline survey analysis and final report has been drafted to this effect. The Skills Outside School Foundation have shared the baseline final report with stakeholders and also in the organization's website for the public.
The baseline report has helped the organization understand better the region better especially as it has to do with the level of education generally. The organization with the help of the report will effectively select the schools to work with as well as the students. The report has clearly pointed out what works and what does not work in the region for education
Activities in view are:
The Skills Outside School Foundation appreciate donors for the immense contributions towards impacting 500 disadvantaged young adults in Northern Nigeria. The kind gestures of donors will expose disadvantaged students to basic lifes skills, academic skills, enterprise skills, career awareness, technical and vocational skills to enable them drive transformational change in society. We are grateful to GlobalGiving for providing us the platform to solicit donations from donors across the world.
The Skills Outside School Foundation concluded the baseline survey in the15 senior secondary schools selected from Demsa, Girei, and Fufore local Government Areas of Adamawa State, Northern Nigeria, over the previous three (3) months since the last report. The baseline survey was carried out in two phases:
A total of 675 responses were obtained from students (465), principals (15), vice principals (15), teachers (75), traditional rulers (15), parents (60), religious/community leaders (30). The sum of $1,352.1 (NGN577,346.7) was expended to cover transportation, questionnaire printing, stipends and subsistence for data collectors, communication and training materials during the baseline survey. Timelines for analysis and reporting of the baseline data is 27th June to 19th September, 2022.
The following milestone have been reached in the project's implementation by Skills Outside School Foundation Bridge Skills and Career Club:
The project next steps include:
Adamawa Baseline Report Skills Outside School Foundation is deploy's a data-driven intervention to ensure maximum impact of the project to beneficiaries. This informs the need to conduct a baseline in Adamawa state to enable the SOSF team to make an informed project management decision.
The baseline, activity commenced with an advocacy visits to critical stakeholders in Adamawa State. Include Adamawa State Universal Basic Education Board, the media outfits; Nigerian Television Authority, Gongola Television, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, National Bureau of Statistics state office, and other partner organization including UNICEF, SENES (Strengthening Education in the North East). This is to ensure the institutionalization of the Bridge Skills and Career Club by the State actors.
Training of enumerators commenced from the 3rd to the 6th of March 2022. 4 enumerators and a field officer were trained on data collection, data entry, and reporting. The data collection process is carried out across 15 schools in 3 selected Local Government Areas of Adamawa State. The data collection schedule for 3 weeks commenced on 14th, March 2022. The activity was halted for the second term break to be concluded by 29th May 2022.
The proposed number of respondents is 675 as follows:
Respondents. Several respondents were ts School Principals 15 across 15 schools Vice principals 15 across 15 schools Students. 450 across15 schools Teachers. 75 across 15 schools Community leaders. 15 across 15 communities Religious Leader. 30 across 15 communities Parents. 60 across 15 communities Focus Group Discussion with students. 60 across schools.
Happy New Year to you!
Thank you for supporting our project to raise $5,810 out of $8,500 to train 500 disadvantaged students in North- Nigeria.
While we still have to raise a balance of $2,690 to complete the project, here are the mile stones we have achieved;
1. on boarded 2 local implementing partners by name; Hope Rising Foundation and Women and Youth Initiative for Moral Awareness.
2. Selected 15 public schools and communities to deploy the training
3. Secured approval from the State Ministry of Education to deploy the training and conduct a baseline survey.
In the next 3 months; we hope to;
1. Recruit field officers and enumerators to carry out the baseline survey in the 15 schools
2. Conduct the baseline survey across 15 schools and communities,
3. Interview/ admnister questionnaire to 15 school principals and their vice, 75 school teachers, 60 parents, 45 community leaders and 450 students,
Thank you for your continual support.
Together we can do more
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