UBEC and Nigeria’s Misconceptions, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF

The Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC established by an act to regulate and coordinate the deployment of not only quality Education and provision of infrastructures, but ensured the activities of the States Universal Basic Education Boards SUBEB’s, through counterpart fundings and other numerous activities at the States and Local Government Levels achieved it’s desired results in all ramifications before and post COVID-19. It is to the public knowledge that as part of it’s statutory functions to support State Governments with counterpart fundings for it’s basic Educational programs on yearly basis,…

UBEC’s Bilingual Education and National Development, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

Bilingual Education development is germane in the current dispensation, particularly with the current technological order and dispensation, therefore the need for supports both locally and internationally towards quality basic education cannot be overlooked.   Apart from meeting the basic requirements for the transformation of basic education in Nigeria, the Bilingual Education was desirable, so as to streamline teaching and learning not only in the core areas in the country, but other areas that could contribute to international relationship between countries.   In that vein , the Universal Basic Education Commission…

UBEC and Transmission of Early Child Care and Development Education(ECCDE) By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

Aside the monitoring, coordination and implementation of basic Education particularly the 6-3-3-4 policy , the current management under the leadership of Dr. Hamid Bobboyi continue to fine tune series of programs that will reduce to the barest minimum the global scourge of Out of the School Children (OOSC), that had a dire consequences on both underdeveloped and developing countries like Nigeria.   Therefore, the introduction of the Early Child Care and Development Education (ECCDE), was not only to take school age children off the streets, but developed a template that…

BESDA; UBEC Giant Strides Towards Refocusing Education Sector In Nigeria, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF

The Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC in its bid to ensure all variables militating against the success of Nigeria’s education sector particularly at the elementary and intermediate levels is not resting on its oars, towards exploiting all avenues to provide standard programs in line with the local and the international best practices.   Aside, driving the programs at the National level, the agency also carried out concerted and collective efforts towards replicating it at the sub national levels and by extension the local government areas across the country.   This…

Resolving Out of School Children Constraints in Nigeria Through UBEC, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF

The Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC was saddled with not only interventions, but monitoring, reviewing, implementing, and coordinating agency spanned over three decades that trickled down to sub-national level through SUBEBs, geared towards addressing the lingering phenomenon of ‘Out of School Children’ OOSC in Nigeria among many others.   The consequences of the unresolved out of school children had had a gross effect on the operation of the agency overtime, inspite of concerted efforts by government at all levels to redress the ugly trend towards guaranteeing equal opportunity, and egalitarian…

UBEC :Prioritizing Curricular Review Towards Meeting Special Education Needs In Nigeria, by ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

The Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC in line with it’s strides to meeting it’s SDGs Goal 4 geared towards providing basic education to Nigeria’s children, was also contending with providing an enabling environment to accommodate pupils with special needs of all forms and shapes, so as to bridge the gap of the natural occurrences through disability with special education.   Under the current leadership and handlers of the program, The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC, Dr Hammed Bobboyi has not left any stone unturned, to ensure seamless policies…

UBEC; Moving Nigeria To A Digital Era With Current Realties, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

The Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC, is the core driver of primary and basic education in Nigeria overtime, and efforts are geared towards repositioning the agency in the area of of monitoring, supervision of basic education in Nigeria through a robust policies and programs, that will address not only the teething problems, but address the current realities.   The agency under the leadership of Dr Hamid Bobboyi as the current Executive Secretary/ Cheif Executive Officer CEO, serving a second term had set the ball rolling not only to consolidate the…

SBMC-SIP ; UBEC’s Giant Strides At Resolving Nigeria’s Educational Problems. By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

Anxious to make a difference soon after assumption of duty for a second term, the leadership of Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC under Dr Hamid Bobboyi swung into action with the introduction and of a new program that will mitigate the critical state of our basic education in Nigeria with the introduction of School Basic Management Committee, School Improvement Program( SBMC-SIP) . The new program launched was expected to guarantee other seamless policies among many others introduced by the commission particularly with unabated global health crises of COVID in it’s…

Oyo Govt, UBEC adopt Iwe-Kika for Out-of-School Children

The Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board has adopted a literacy book, Iwe-Kika for implementation of Better Education Service Delivery for All in Oyo State. Iwe-Kika is a fun and interactive teaching tool that used phonics literacy teaching methodology in Yoruba language. The book is recommended by Universal Basic Education Commission for Oyo State, the only BESDA state in South west. Speaking at the end of a 3-day meeting on content development and adoption of iwe kika in Ibadan today, the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr.…

Gov Sule identifies education secretaries as critical to success of country’s basic education

Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has identified education secretaries across the country, as critical to the success of the country’s basic education programme. Engineer Sule made this known Wednesday, while flagging off a 3-day workshop for education secretaries from across the 774 local government areas of the country, holding in Lafia, Nasarawa State. While commending the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for conceiving the training workshop, the governor identified education secretaries, as administrators for the delivery of educational interventions, as well as focal persons for the realisation of the…