|Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB) FCT|
(UBEB) of the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT) has adopted the use of the
Educating Nigeria Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE II) Code of Conduct
developed for adult and non-formal education learning centres.
Foundation (TCF), the code of conduct was developed by the National Commission
for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-formal Education (NMEC) and ENGINE II, a
project sponsored by DFID for marginalized girls in rural communities.
the board, who represented the Director, Dr. Adamu Noma, while receiving the
documents from the team, said the Code of Conduct of Child and Vulnerable
Adults Protection (CVAP) and life skills manuals were used in over 800 primary
schools and junior secondary schools in the territory.
and equip many girls with knowledge and response mechanisms on CVAP through the
post-ENGINE programme, considering the rising incidences of violence and girl
abuse across the country.
helped to improve girls ‘attendance at school in rural communities, adding that
girls’ focus was because the percentage of out-of-school girls became alarming.
Abubakar Haladu, said the code of conduct was meant to provide some sort of
regulation and safeguard learners wherever they are in the country.
because non-formal centres in the country have a written course in the way they
carry out their activities, but this seems to be the first time a code of
conduct is written in order to guide and regulate the conduct of a non-formal
education activities in the country,” he said.
(TCF), said while using the MNEC Radio Literacy program to teach primary and
post-basic learners in far-reaching communities that did not have android cell
phones during the COVID-19 lockdown, they had code of conduct on which they
worked for formal education within the FCT and initiated it for non-formal