Planning the 9-Year Universal Basic Education Programme in Nigeria for Successful Implementation

Abstract:

The paper examined issues that will bring about a successful implementation of Universal Basic Education (UBE) at post primary school level. The Nigerian government had to change to UBE following the high rate of unemployment with the previous programme. The paper discussed the planning aspect of the programme which has been the major problem with previous Nigerian educational programmes. Roles to be performed by government, school administrators, teachers, parents and communities were discussed. Also new method of instructions and how to put all hands on deck for successful implementation were discussed.