Basic Education and Education for All in Nigeria: The Role of Multinational Corporations

Citation data:

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective, ISSN: 1930-3009, Vol: 4, Issue: 1, Page: 6

Publication Year:
2010
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https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/jgi/vol4/iss1/6
Author(s):
Haggai, Mary Plangnan
Tags:
public education; corporate involvement; public funding; African Studies; Business Law, Public Responsibility, and Ethics; Education Policy; International and Comparative Education; International Business
article description
In spite of the concerted efforts made by the Nigerian government at funding the Universal Basic Education (UBE) in the country, 11 million children of school age are still out of school. To augment the funding, the paper proposes the involvement of multinational corporations. Participation in UBE is seen as a tangible Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project that will have direct impact on the host communities in such a way that will eliminate the hostilities of the host communities towards multinational corporations.