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"The minister called for a paradigm shift, saying there was need for quality education to drive the country's growth... 'That is what Korea did to transform their economy', she added."


There discussion is on improved education, standardization, required qualifications. All excellent. As for access - Nigerian basic education is free and compulsory, but not taken advantage of.


What about teacher support? Though the call for a rethink is admirable, let us hope the system does not fall prey to the fate of teachers in the UK today, teaching to exams and points rather than the students.