Achieving quality in basic education through improvement of training of trainers in Teacher Training Schools in Niger. TEAM RESEARCHERS. GOZA SANDI Nana Aicha (College of Education / University of Niamey) KALLEKOYE Zoumari Issa (College of Education / University of Niamey)
NIGER has one of the highest population growth rates of 3.3% and a fertility rate of 7.5 children per woman. The population of Niger has more than doubled from 5.1 million in1977 to 11.1 million in 2001 ( POPULATION CENSUS). Children under 15 years of age represent half of the population, the highest in Sub-Sahara Africa.
Niger is engaged in vast reforms with a view to improving the performance of its education system and to reaching the objectives of Education For All and of Millennium Development Goals. That is the reason why the country has embarked on a 10-year Program of Education Development (PDDE) 2003-2012
This concept aims at the general following objectives :
Source : World Bank 2005.
Source : SEDEP / Final Report - 27/11/2000
Source : SEDEP / Rapport final/Mathématiques / NiGER (2000)
Provide decision – markers with data that will help them implement efficient training of trainers policy Provide training institutions (colleges) with actual training needs so as to devise and implement sound training courses.
The poor professional quality of TTS trainers is linked to :
Evaluating internal performance
Evaluating External Performance
The following Table illustrates how profound the disparities can be (stats Directory, MEBA 2004-2005).: