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Greener Journal of Educational Research

Vol. 10(1), pp. 06-11, 2020

ISSN: 2276-7789

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Effective Management of Universal Basic Education for attainment of SDGs in Ikom Education Zone of Cross River State



1Ikurite, Numoipre; 2Ihekoronye, Joy I. (Ph.D); 3Ibinabo, Stephen K.; 4Ani, Theresa Amaka



1&3Department of Educational Foundation, Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education, Sagbama-Bayelsa State.

2Department of Educational Management & Planning, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

4Department of Education Foundation, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki-Nigeria.






Article No.: 112019208

Type: Research



The study examined effective management of universal basic education for attainment of SDGs in Ikom Education Zone of Cross River State. Descriptive survey research design was employed in the study. Two (2) Research Questions and One (1) Hypothesis were formulated for the study. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while t-test was used to test the hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. A total population of 1829 teachers in 86 public secondary schools in Ikom education zone were used for the study with a sample of 344 teachers. The study revealed that material resources required for effective management of UBE program in the zone were grossly in adequate. It was concluded that if government provide the required human and materiel resources needed for the management of UBE program in the zone, it will go a long way in enhancing the achievement of the goals of UBE program. It was recommended that, there should be adequate provision of welfare services for teachers of basic education programme to enable their motivation for effective teaching and learning and government should provide adequate funding to enable teachers take learners to museums for better learning and practical experience, among others.


Accepted:  28/11/2019

Published: 11/04/2020


*Corresponding Author

Ikurite, Numoipre

E-mail: numoikurite@ gmail. com

Phone: 08037459507         


Keywords: Management; UBE; Basic Education; SDGs   



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Cite this Article: Ikurite, N; Ihekoronye, JI; Ibinabo, SK; Ani, TA (2020). Effective Management of Universal Basic Education for attainment of SDGs in Ikom Education Zone of Cross River State. Greener Journal of Educational Research, 10(1): 06-11.



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