It is good to know the history of education in Nigeria, how it was before the arrival of westerners, and its advancement over time. And also the challenges associated with education and the general assessment of the educational system in Nigeria to date. Interestingly, before the European arrived, children were taught about their culture, social activities, and work. Meanwhile, the kind of education that impacted the children was informal. By that time, only a few societies gave formal teaching of their culture to the children
In this article we would be looking at the understanding the history of Nigeria education.
The annual term of school in Nigeria is ten months, and is sectioned into three ten- to twelve-week periods, each at the pre-primary, primary, junior and senior secondary stages.
Who Controls The Education Sectors In Nigeria?
The government and private stakeholders, such as non-governmental organizations and private individuals manage educational facilities as qualified by the national policy on education.
However, both public and private educational institutions are under the control of the Federal Ministry of Education.
Nigeria has three (3) government levels: Federal, State and Local.
The federal and state government manage public tertiary and secondary level institutions, while the local government oversees public pre-primary and primary level schools.
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