Problems in Educational Administration in Nigeria and Way Forward


  • Conrad Ugochukwu Ukozor Department of Education, University of Abuja, Nigeria



Administration, Education, Schools


This paper examined the problems faced by the educational administration in Nigeria. Primary and secondary data were employed. The data were collected from both print and online publications. The paper identified poor funding, shortage of professional teachers, corruption, inadequate infrastructural facilities, insecurity, weak school administrators, political instability and brain-drain as problems hindering effective administration of education in Nigeria. The paper recommended adequate funding of education, employment of more professional teachers, provision of adequate infrastructure facilities, adequate security in schools, motivating the teachers and tackling corruption in the ministries through effective monitoring of school funds by the various anti-corruption agencies in the country.




How to Cite

Ukozor, C. U. . (2022). Problems in Educational Administration in Nigeria and Way Forward. International Journal of Inclusive and Sustainable Education, 1(5), 132–139.

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