Global Educational Research Journal

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A Theoretical Perspective on Educational Planning In Nigeria

Audu Godwin Ankeli (PhD)




Accepted 3rd February, 2022.


Education, as offered across the globe (particularly in this 21st century is development driven. The implication is that, Education is conceived as a crystal ball through which the desire of the future is perceived. Therefore the planning of education in Nigeria ought to be packaged as a blue-print of actions that prescribes the sequences of activities that have to be undertaken if educational goals are to be achieved. What a plan does is to ensure that the education goals of the sector are attained in a more efficient manner (when time and resources are considered.


Keywords: Education, development, problems, Change