PRIMARY EDUCATION IN NIGERIA – CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS
The research topic is “challenges and prospects of Primary education” in Nnewi South Local Government, Anambra State the researcher embarked upon in order to investigate the challenges facing Primary Education in public primary schools. Primary education has just been given proper recognition by the federal governments. The researcher in her investigation looked into; purposes of Primary education, Origin of Primary education, qualities of an ideal Primary education, curriculum of Primary education, challenges facing Primary education, and ways to overcome the challenges and
its prospects since the time of implementation. Also, the researcher explained the importance of Primary education to the nation. The researcher administered questionnaire to collect relevant information on the research topic and selected ten public primary schools at random in the selected local government. Percentage calculation was used to analyze the data.
Finally, relevant recommendations were made for the management of Primary education in public primary schools.