African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child: Nigeria

Session 12 (2008)

([2009], ACERWC, Concluding observations on initial report, para. 50)

... The Committee request the State party to include in the next periodic report, information on programmes for child retention in school, student teacher ratio, gender disparities, corporal punishment in schools and the nature of facilities in place.  The committee recommends the expansion of vocational training especially for children over 15 years who have graduated from compulsory free education and are unable to further their education.  It is further recommended that there be developed cooperation with the local national and regional actors on the area of education of children."

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