Assessing Provision of Effective Emergency Educational Services for Refugee Children in Boko Haram Insurgency Refugee Camps of Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Nigeria

Abstract

Providing refugee children with access to effective educational services is critical during periods of displacement. The purpose of this study was to asses provision of access, teacher, curriculum and peace education for effective emergency educational  services for refugee children in Boko Haram insurgency refugee camps of Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Data was collected using teachers assessment of effective provision of educational services for refugee children of boko haram insurgency questionnaire (TAEPEIDPQ) consisting of twenty (20) items. The findings of the study was that most of the refugee children of Boko Haram insurgency had no access to effective emergency educational services ,teachers were not provided for effective educational services, curriculum was not supported and peace education was not provided by federal, state and local governments, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs),international donor and aid agencies for refugee children in Boko Haram insurgency  refugee camps of Yola South Local Government Area  of Adamawa State. The study concluded that the four standards for  provision of educational services to refugee children in Boko Haram insurgency refugee camps were not effective. Recommendations of the study include that Federal, State and local government, NGOS, donor and international aid agencies should provide access, teachers, curriculum and peace education for effective educational services to all refugee children in Boko Haram insurgency refugee camps of Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa State.

Keywords: Adamawa State., Boko Haram, Emergency Educational Services, Insurgency Refugee Camps, Nigeria, Refugee Children, Yola South Local Government Area


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