Media community involvement for wsd

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Media community involvement for wsd

  1. 1. Saving the falling standard of the Nigerian Education Sector: The Media’s Role
  2. 2. <ul><li>That the Nigerian education system is dwindling in standard is to state the obvious: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outdated education policy (since in the 70s) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the past 10 years, schools in Nigeria have closed 71 times, due to strikes and industrial actions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>O’level result are abysimally poor (1.8% pass NECO 2009) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>inadequate funding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>shortage of qualified teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dearth of facilities as well as classroom congestion and dilapidated structures </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Saving the Nigerian education system is a holistic affair. This ranges from policy on the government side, and behavioural change from the people’s angle </li></ul><ul><li>Like Gamaliel Onosode said “changing of mindset of Nigerians is the solution to the problem of the dwindling standard of education in Nigeria.” </li></ul>

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