Educational Strategic Planning as a Panacea for Sustainable Development in Nigeria

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Zamfara International Journal of Education


The paper examine the term education and strategic planning. The paper explored the four kinds of strategic planning, thus as strategic Analysis, Strategic formulation, strategic implementation and strategic control. The strategic planning is the application of rationale, systematic analysis to the process of educational development with the aim of making education more effective and efficient in responding to the needs and goals. The study explained some problems of educational strategic planning that militates its effectiveness such as in accurate data, inadequate skilled personnel, technological problem, political arrangement economic circumstances and inadequate planning, it was however, related to the term sustainable development and indicated the role and relationship of strategic planning to sustainable development in future plan. The paper therefore suggested that the government and planners should have an accurate data, government should also provide enough funds and avoid politicization of policies and decision reached at the outcome of the strategic planning for the future sustainable development..



Education, Strategic Planning, Sustainable Development