Enhancing Quality Basic Education for the Attainment of Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria: Suggested Policy Interventions

Abstract:

This paper examines the different ways of enhancing quality basic education in order to achieve millennium development goals in Nigeria. Also the paper further examines the pertinent facts about Universal Basic Education (UBE) as well as vision and mission of the UBE,, some key challenges facing the universal basic education in terms of resources such as finance, human, infrastructures, materials, time etc. in order to ensure quality basic education for the achievement of the millennium development goals in Nigeria. Therefore, some policies were suggested in the paper and among policies suggested are; provision of adequate funds, improvement of teachers quality and quantity, provision of adequate infrastructure, moderation of teachers- learners ratio per classroom and upward review of teachers remuneration as well as enabling environment among others.