Education

PROMISE 1

PROMISE 1

Embark on a program of mass mobilization to ensure that all children of school age, no matter where they may reside in our country, and no matter the social conditions of their parents, are in school. Working in cooperation with the State Governments, we shall make the required investment in infrastructure, learning materials, nutrition and children healthcare. To this end, UBEC Fund will be reviewed to ensure greater efficiency and utilization.(Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): ONGOING

PROMISE 2

PROMISE 2

Commit to the eventual eradication of illiteracy by guaranteeing and enforcing nine (9) years of compulsory basic education to every Nigerian child, as the minimum level of formal education. This commitment includes Tsangaya, Nomadic and other special education. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 3

PROMISE 3

Introduce free daily school meals for all primary school children. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): ONGOING

PROMISE 4

PROMISE 4

Reinvigorate technical and vocational education nationwide by giving adequate material support to schools. This implies the review of the 9-3-4 system. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 5

PROMISE 5

Establish special purpose fund for a Secondary School level education. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): NOT RATED

PROMISE 6

PROMISE 6

Establish six centers of excellence to address the needs of special education. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) :NOT RATED

PROMISE 7

PROMISE 7

Ensure a greater proportion of expenditure on university education is devoted to Science and Technology, with more spaces allocated to science and technology-oriented courses. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 8

PROMISE 8

Establish no less than 2 Local Technology Institutes (LTIs) in every state in the nation. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 9

PROMISE 9

Raise the transition rate from primary to secondary schools to at least 75% by 2019.(Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 10

PROMISE 10

Restore teaching of Nigerian languages in secondary schools. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 11

PROMISE 11

Phase-in the provision of communal internet ready desktops at all secondary schools in the nation by 2019. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 12

PROMISE 12

Ensure the full optimization of the capacity of existing technical, vocational centres and tertiary institutions, and expand where necessary or establish new ones. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 13

PROMISE 13

Pursue a policy of non-discrimination between the universities and the polytechnics. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): ONGOING

PROMISE 14

PROMISE 14

Provide on-the-job retraining opportunities for existing teachers at both the basic and secondary levels while providing the right incentives to keep teachers in the classrooms and attract bright young men and women to take up career in teaching. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): ONGOING

PROMISE 15

PROMISE 15

Work with other levels of government and through relevant government agencies to allocate resources to schools while strengthening community participant in school management. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): NOT RATED

PROMISE 16

PROMISE 16

Implement a comprehensive review of the goal and content of our `{`Nigeria`}` secondary education to ensure that it also serves the purpose of skills acquisition. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians) : NOT RATED

PROMISE 17

PROMISE 17

Set up Colleges of Skills and Enterprise to replace the old technical colleges. This will be done with direct participation from relevant industry and professional groups in the private sector. Based on local demands, each of the colleges will focus on high job demand sectors of the economy such as agriculture, ICT, Telecommunications, entertainment, construction, oil and gas and sports. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians):NOT RATED

PROMISE 18

PROMISE 18

Improve the competitiveness of our Universities and Polytechnics and position them at the heart of the national productivity, innovation and enterprise. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): NOT RATED

PROMISE 19

PROMISE 19

Triple education spending over the next 10 years, from the current 8.5% to 24.5%. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 20

PROMISE 20

Introduce a National Core curriculum for all public schools, setting out the minimum standards. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) :ONGOING

PROMISE 21

PROMISE 21

Prioritize the improvement in quality and quantity of teachers and healthcare professionals with improved infrastructural facilities, enhanced working environment, better conditions of service and merit-based reward systems in recognition of their fundamental and critical nation building responsibilities. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 22

PROMISE 22

Decentralize management of primary schools to parents and communities. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) : NOT RATED

PROMISE 23

PROMISE 23

Undertake a major national programme of secondary school construction and repair funded through Public-Private Partnerships. Tax incentives will be provided to businesses who participate in this programme. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) : NOT RATED

PROMISE 24

PROMISE 24

Phase-in a free school meals programme after it has been established in primary schools. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) :NOT RATED

PROMISE 25

PROMISE 25

Launch a programme for the redevelopment of teacher training colleges. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) :NOT RATED

PROMISE 26

PROMISE 26

Focus the new LTIs on providing free training courses to our youth and unemployed in the basic skills necessary to sign up to the infrastructure public works programmes that we `{`APC`}` are proposing. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) : NOT RATED

PROMISE 27

PROMISE 27

Establish a standing committee of pertinent government ministries and agencies and representatives of the private sector in order to shape educational curricula to our `{`Nigeria`}` needs and realities of the global economy” (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) : NOT RATED

PROMISE 28

PROMISE 28

Emphasize and encourage closer relationship between town and gown. Universities to relate with local industries and focus research on advancing and promoting local technology. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 29

PROMISE 29

Embark on a vocational training, entrepreneurial and skills acquisition schemes for graduates along with the creation of a Small Business Loans Guarantee Scheme to create at least 1 million new jobs every year for the foreseeable future. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): ONGOING

PROMISE 30

PROMISE 30

Encourage and finance support States with sprawling urban centres to embark on intra city metro lines and bus systems. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) :NOT RATED