TOWARDS INTEGRATING ALMAJIRI EDUCATION INTO BASIC EDUCATION: A STRATEGY FOR ACHIEVING MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
This paper dwelt on integrating Almajiri Education into basic education. The objective of the paper discussed the integration of Almajiri Education into basic education as a strategy for achieving Millennium Development Goals. Basic Education and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals were explained. In addition, previous attempts made for integrating Quranic education into modern curricula, an attempt in the early 20th century in the southwestern part of the country were also discussed. Lastly, the use of traditional community authorities, the establishment of Ajami study centres in colleges of education and Universities, embarking on sensitization and mobilization of all stakeholders as well as the establishment of agencies that would coordinate the activities of Almajiri education as good strategies for enhancing the integration processes.
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