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Administrators’ Perspectives on Strategies for Enhancing the Quality of Higher Education in Nigeria

A Oguntimehin, M Adeyemi

Abstract


The quality of education being provided in Nigeria is a source of concern to many stakeholders. This is particularly true of the higher education sub-sector of the country’s education system. Thus, there is need for suggestions on ways through which these concerns may be addressed. This paper attempts to respond to this need by giving administrators’ perspectives on strategies for enhancing the quality of education in the country. Starting with elucidation of the concept of quality in education, the paper propounds a tripartite model of quality in education. Using the model as an analytical point of departure, it discusses the gaps in quality assurance in Nigerian education and makes recommendations for improvement.

Keywords: Quality assurance; Education administration; Nigeria




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/majohe.v3i2.4

Makerere Journal of Higher Education. ISSN: 1816-6822