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Nigeria Deaf Education: Policy, theory and practice

The policy, theory, and practice of Nigeria Deaf education, with a focus on secondary education in the country.
Two students are sitting on top of their desks so that they can face each other. They are both looking toward the teacher who stands in between them. One child is moving his hands. A blackboard is on the wall behind the teacher.

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From 2000 to 2015, the global community worked toward the Millennium Development Goals. These were a commitment to reduce poverty, improve health, and educate all children. But what was the impact of these goals on deaf education or elsewhere? In response, this study summarizes policies in Nigeria relevant for Deaf education. It also analyzes the theory and practice of deaf education in Nigeria. The study focuses on secondary education. Furthermore, it provides a history of deaf education in the country.
 
Authors O. Abiodun Ekus and V. Edwards published this paper via the University of Reading. We could not assess if the PDF file is accessible for people using screen reading software. Users also can download the document in Word or Text format.
 
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