June 17, 2024

The Federal Government says it has initiated a comprehensive review of the basic education curriculum, to ensure it aligns with the evolving needs of the country and global standards.

The Minister of State for Education, Dr Yusuf Sununu announced this during the opening of a five-day workshop on the review of the syllabus of technical examination in Abuja on Wednesday.

He said that the strategic move was aimed at enhancing the quality of education, fostering critical thinking, and equipping students with the necessary skills to thrive in a dynamic world.

The minister emphasised the importance of a robust educational foundation while highlighting that the existing curriculum required updates to meet contemporary educational demands.

“The world is changing rapidly and our education system must keep pace with the changes.

“We need a curriculum that not only imparts knowledge but also develops the critical thinking and problem-solving skills of our young learners.

“This review will involve key stakeholders, including educators, parents, and industry experts, to ensure a holistic approach to curriculum development,” he said.

 

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