Report of a Meeting on the World Bank Supported Better Education Service Delivery for all (BESDA) Programme for Result (PforR) Operations

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Ministry of Education, Science and Technology,Kaduna

Introduction; Attendance; Methodology; Remarks; Welcome Remarks by Hon. Commissioner of Education, Science & Technology (MOEST);  Remarks by Nasiru Umar, Executive Chairman State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB);  Remarks By Prof. Gidado Tahir, National Programme Coordinator (NPC), BESDA;  Presentations; An Overview of BESDA by IRO Umar, Head of Coordination Support Team, UBEC;  Roles and Responsibilities of Teams;  Presentation of BESDA Prior Results by Kaduna SUBEB;  General Observations/Recommendation;  Closing Remark/Vote of Thanks; Conclusion.

Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) Programme for Result (PforR) Operations is a $611 million dollar World Bank supported programme.  The Programme Development Objectives (PDO) of BESDA are to (1) increase equitable access for out –of- school children,(2) improve literacy in focus States and (3) strengthen accountability for results in basic education in Nigeria.   The PDO was also align with the priorities of UBE program, reaffirmed in the Ministerial Strategic Plan (MSP) which focus on increasing access, improving quality and equity in basic education.