Education Spending in Nigeria: OSIWA & CITC Dakar Workshop Presentation


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Follow The Money presentation during a workshop organized by OSIWA & CITIC Dakar for Activists/Social Entrepreneurs to share knowledge and experiences on their intervention on Civic Engagement, Good Governance using Open Data to foster transparency & accountability in the West African Region at Dakar, Senegal.

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Education Spending in Nigeria: OSIWA & CITC Dakar Workshop Presentation

  1. 1. Improving Service Delivery in the Education Sector in Nigeria @4lowthemoney
  2. 2. What Happened / Would Happened to these Funds?
  3. 3. Kogi
  4. 4. Nasarawa
  5. 5. Zamfara
  6. 6. Our Theory of Change for the Education Sector • Local and Marginalized Communities • Strengthened Civil Society Presence • “Champion” Buy-in • Service delivery processes are monitored using Online and Offline strategies • Stakeholders participation is increased •Transparency is encouraged in the sector Quality of Education & service delivery improved
  7. 7. Monitoring and Tracking Funds Meant for institutions in Nasarawa & Zamfara
  8. 8. Develope and Strengthen Collaboration Amongst Stakeholders Teachers NGOs (Local and Int’l) CBOs Media School Staff Management Advocacy effort Parent & Students Policy Makers
  9. 9. Documenting Needs
  10. 10. Focus Group Discussion
  11. 11. Students Perspectives
  12. 12. Providing Immediate Response
  13. 13. Stakeholders report using mobile phones + email + observation + feedback during physical meetings Community outreach Stakeholder meetings Radio Programmers' Mobile Reports HOW!
  14. 14. Monthly Community outreach to distribute key sections of the institution budget in English, Hausa scripts through bulk text messages, and pamphlets Monthly Training of Stakeholders on how to send report to our SMS and web portal Social Media Gathering within Nasarawa & Zamfara – #EducationinZamfara Tweetathon, Google Hangout etc. Facebook Hacks [Once/Month] [once/month] Press Releases/Briefings/local Radio feature Courtesy Advocacy Visits to: the Minister of Education, Commissioner for Education in Zamfara, the State House of Assemblies; and the Chairman, Senate Committee on Education and the Emirate Council Monthly feedbacks as reports [submitted to the National and State House of Assembly], letters [to participants], blogs, bulletins and minutes shared with stakeholders and the general public ACTIVITIES
  15. 15. 80% of budget implemented in all education institutions Empower stakeholders in holding policy makers accountable using constructive data – creative tools Improved Transparency and Accountability in Budget Implementation in the Education Sector Improved facilities and infrastructures in the schools Strengthened key education management systems in target states Policy decisions based on strategic information at state and local levels Improved capacity to develop and deliver education services to at-risk populations OBJECTIVES
  16. 16. OUTCOMES Increased community, government and stakeholder’s engagement Information management and data for decision-making generated during community outreach Increased information amongst students, teachers, and communities on funds meant for their institutions Human resource development and management, including training, monitoring, and supervision during stakeholders meeting Improved information for policy makers on exact needs of institutions Amplify the voices of affected schools on intervention
  17. 17. Thank you!