Standards Responsible for the Decline in Quality of Secondary Education in Nigeria

O.E. Ojedokun, F.O. Aladejana


The paper places secondary education in a strategic position in the Nigerian education system. It clarifies issues surrounding the misplacement of standard as against quality when examining the success or failure of secondary education on yearly basis. The paper concludes that the standard of education has not fallen in Nigeria, but that it is the quality of education that is vast declining and all stakeholders in the education have a lot of roles to play to get the quality back on track.

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World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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