The National Education Policy of Nigeria has been administered for a periodical review, with mission to align with current development of national initiatives and, as well as the emerging global trends.
The National Policy was manual driven when it was first enunciated in 1977. Over the period of thirty years education has become globally ICT-driven. With the emergence of newer concepts such as e-Education, e-Classrooms, e-Library, e-Governance etc., Nigeria too need to grow to meet the growing challenges. The main thrust of the current review of the National Policy on Education ought to include a general improvement on quality of education and merge with elements of National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) like capacity building, encouraging the promotion of gender equity, skill acquisition, using higher education to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS and other endemic diseases, strengthening ICT capabilities in tertiary education, including setting up of model e-Classrooms, and raising the profile of research in tertiary institutions as a vehicle for technological advancement.
Grab the opportunity to meet the who's who from the world of education. Join us for World Education Summit in New Delhi on 9-10th August 2018. It will be a wonderful occasion to explore business opportunities. Like us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.