Repositioning universal basic education (UBE) in Nigeria through quality technical vocational education and training (TVET) for sustainable development


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Nigerians have steadfastly held believe that education is the fortification against poverty and social unrest and that schools have a central role in equipping young people with the skills and attitudes they need to sustain future economic and social development. Thus, Federal Government introduced Universal Basic Education scheme [UBE] to cater for the educational needs of young students and pupils in the first nine years of school age but the aim and objectives of establishing basic education is yet to be achieved. This paper examines the concept of universal basic education and its...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Sustainability; Participation; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge; Quality

Keywords: Basic education; Technical education and training; Economic development; Education and training needs

Geographic subjects: Nigeria; Africa

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: IVETA, 2021

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Journal volume: 26

Journal number: 2

Journal date: Summer 2021

Pages: pp. 67-77

ISSN: 1075-2455

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 147.554

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