The Needed Resources for UBE and STM Education in Nigeria


This paper discussed the inclusion of primary education in the MDGs, the substantial progress and the challenges of a number of educational policies such as UPE, UBE and EFA (as its international antecedent), put in place by the Federal Government to tackle the problem of illiteracy, dropout and poor enrolment in primary and secondary schooling system in Nigeria. A historical synopsis of STM education was presented, and an attempt was made to also discuss, prime factors that will enable STME to be functional enough to meet the challenges of UBE in Nigeria.