International NGO Journal

  • Abbreviation: Int. NGOJ
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8225
  • DOI: 10.5897/INGOJ
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 259

Article

Sustenance of education sector reforms in Nigeria through adequate participation by all stake holders

L. O. Ogunjimi*, C. A. Ajibola and L. U. Akah      
Physical and Health Education Unit, Department of Vocational and Special Education, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Nigeria.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Published: 30 April 2009

Abstract

This study assessed the views of stakeholders on sustenance of education sector reforms in Nigeria. A structured and validated questionnaire was used to collect data from 160 subjects randomly drawn from primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions, including education inspectorate divisions. Population t-test was used to analyze the data collected. Results of the study revealed that community participation in administration of schools, teacher’s development and retraining, improved funding by government and strengthening of the education inspectorate services, shall significantly influence the sustenance of education reforms in Nigeria. The study recommends the provision for retraining of teachers at all levels of education, regular inspection supervision of schools and provision of adequate funds to ensure sustainability.

 

Key words: Sustenance, education, sector, reforms, adequate participation, stakeholders, Nigeria.