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    Mid-Term MilestonesPresentation at the

    Ministerial Platform to Commemorate the Mid-Term Anniversary of

    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathans Administration


    Professor Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufai, OONHonourable Minister of Education

    June 13, 2013

  • Highlight the key achievements and milestones in the Education sector at the Mid-Term of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathans Administration May 2011-May 2013

    Objectives of Presentation

  • The Transformation Agenda of the Administration under President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR:

    Based on set of priorities and programmes of government

    Aims at transforming the Nigerian economy to meet future needs of the Nigerian people

    Emphasis: the 3 Cs Continuity, Consistency and Commitment

    Key Component: Education and Human Capital Development

    The Transformation Agenda

  • A co-ordinated approach adopted by

    Identifying major challenges and

    Addressing the challenges

    Actualizing the Education Component

  • Development of the 4-Year Strategic Plan

  • The Plan supports the actualization of the Transformation Agenda

    Has six (6) focal areas:

    The 2 Strategic goals of Nigeria Education:

    1. Access 2. Quality

    And the 4 other issues to be addressed to achieve the goals:

    3. Strengthening the Institutional Management of Education

    4. Teacher Education and Development

    5. Technical and Vocational Education & Training and

    6. Funding, Partnerships, Resource Mobilization & Utilization

    The 4-Year Strategic Plan for the Development of the Education Sector: 2011-2015

  • Key Achievements in the Implementation of the

    Strategic Plan

  • Needs Assessment

    Needs Assessment carried out in Public Universities (Federal and State) and Federal Unity Colleges Assess staff and student population in

    relation to facilities Identify areas of pressure Explore use of resources Inventory of physical facilities and

    learning resources Recommendations for Intervention

    Based on the Report approved for implementation by Mr. President will involve commitment of over N100 billion to further development in our Universities

  • Hosted the Presidential Summit on Education

    Produced the Presidential Task Team on Education Report

    Leading interaction with the Global Business Coalition for Education and UN Global Ambassador for Education on Interventions to benefit Nigerian States

    Set up Government-Private Sector Committee to enhance Technical and Vocational Education

    Engagement with political leaders (governors) to ensure greater commitment to education

    Mr. Presidents Lead in the Transformation of Education

  • Federal Ministry of Education Budgetary Allocation 2010-2013

    Year Allocation (N billion)

    2010 234.8

    2011 356.4

    2012 409.5

    2013 426.5

    Increase in Funding of Education

  • Disbursement of FGN-Intervention Funds to

    States by the Universal Basic Education

    Commission (UBEC) 2010-2012

    Fund Value (N)

    UBE Matching Grant 86,885,101,490

    Education Imbalance Fund 22,564,933,276

    Special Education Fund 1,963,861,476

    Good Performance Funds 5,459,724,221

    Teacher Professional Development Fund 13,211,398,189

    Instructional Materials Fund 26,940,958,436

    TOTAL 136,717,547,088

  • Disbursement and Utilization of Funds by the Tertiary Education

    Trust Fund (TETFund) 2010-2012

    Benefiaries Value (N)

    Universities 55,740,721,000

    Polytechnics 36,195,431,000

    Colleges of Education 25,046,099,000

    Monotechnics 2,680,270,000

    Secondary School Education 25,431,784,000

    State Universal Basic Education Boards 35,464,612,000

    Library Development 6,485,279,000

    Staff Training & Development 24,694,164,000

    Tsangaya Education 3,707,760,000

    Research & Development 519,608,000

    Book Development 893,038,000

    Inter-University Centres 1,142,119,000

    Special High Impact Projects 41,142,119,000

    TOTAL 259,418,319,000

  • Institutionalization of Early Childhood Education

    1-Year Early Childhood Education institutionalized as part of the Education System

    Each State required to have ECCE sections in public primary schools

    The Objective is to Enhance child development at

    early stages

    Reduce number of Out-of-School children

    With about 70,000 public primary schools in Nigeria enrolment will be improved

  • Almajiri Education Programme launched under three models:

    1. Integration of Traditional Tsangaya/Quranic School

    2. Model Boarding Almajiri schools

    Integration of basic education in established Islamiyyahand Maahad Schools

    Mainstreams the Almajiri system into Basic Education

    Construction of 125 Day and Boarding Schools

    80 completed

    45 in final stages of completion

    Schools being handed over to States where they are located

    Almajiri Education Programme

  • Mr President Registering pupils to flagg-off the Almajiri Education Programme in








  • Kaduna State

  • Kano




  • Almajiri Model School, Sade, DarazoLGA, Bauchi State




  • Oyo State

  • Almajiri Model School, Ibeju/Lekki, Lagos

  • Access Campaign Targeting challenge of access through

    launch of regional campaigns:


    Girl Education Programme in June 2010

    Almajiri Education Programme in December 2010

    South East: Back-to-School (Boy-Child) Programme in June 2012

    South-South: Nomadic fisher folks education programme to be launched in 2013

    South-West: Street children education programme to be launched in 2013

  • Construction of special girls schools in 13 States under phase 1

    Construction of Model Nomadic Education Centres in

    Grazing reserves (Borno and JigawaStates)

    Fishing ports (Lagos and Edo States)

    Farm Centres/Settlements (Benue State)

    Promoting Access for Diverse Groups

  • Model Nomadic Centres And

    Collapsible Classrooms

  • Revitalization of Adult and

    Youth Literacy Strategic Framework on

    Revitalizing Adult and Youth Literacy Developed

    Construction of Model Vocational Training Centres

    National Vocational Qualifications Framework (NVQF) Developed

  • Model Vocational Training Centre, Minna

  • 2010** 2012***

    Primary School 18,234,323 21,947,513

    Junior Secondary 5,010,227 6,210,956**Source: Nigeria: Digest of Education Statistics: 2006-2010

    ***Source: UBEC

    With the handing over of Almajiri Schools to

    States, enrolment will increase significantly


    Improved Enrolment in Basic Education

  • 12 new Federal Universities

    Each State of the Federation now has a Federal University

    9 of the Universities have started full academic activities

    3 of the Universities to commence academic activities in 2014

    Each University to specialise in areas relevant to regional challenges

    Establishment of 12 New Federal Universities

  • Lafia

  • Otuoke

  • Kashere

  • Oye-Ekiti

  • Lokoja

  • Dutse

  • Dutsin-ma

  • Ndufu-Alike

  • Wukari

  • Between 2011 and 2012, (9) nine new private Universities were licensed.

    Brought total number of private Universities in Nigeria to 50

    Encouraging Private Sector Participation in Tertiary Education

  • Improving Access Through Technical

    and Vocational Education

    137 Private sector-driven Innovation Enterprise and Vocational Enterprise institutions licensed

    Provides alternative access to higher education

    Promotes the development of middle-level skills

    Provides industry-based link to training

    National Vocational Qualifications Framework (NVQF) developed

    Equipping of all 25 Government Technical Colleges to emphasize Vocational Training

  • Improving Access Through Open

    and Distance Learning (ODL)

    National Open University programmes expanded to enhance enrolment to 250,000 per year

    31 Programmes accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)

    ODL Programmes in selected Universities (Abuja, Yola, Maiduguri, Ife, Ibadan, Lagos) being expanded to increase capacity beyond the current 210,000 capacity

    Curriculum for ODL and Online courses developed in collaboration with NUC, the British Council and the Open University of the UK

    Flexible Skills Initiative developed by NBTE in collaboration with Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to increase access to TVET

  • Carrying capacity in tertiary institutions is gradually increasing

    Application/Admission into Tertiary institutions: 2010-2013 (Source: JAMB)

    Increase in Carrying Capacity in Tertiary Institutions

    Year Total Applications Total Admission Total Not Admitted

    2010 1,478,258 323,527 1,154,731

    2011 1,618,152 331,206 1,286,946

    2012 1,628,986 400,691 1,228,295

    2013 1,735,720 500,000+ (estimate) 1,235,720


  • Recent establishment of new Univer