Keywords : Administration
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 470-484
Educational administration is key to the realization of educational objectives. It helps in the systematic arrangement of educational resources to attain the set goals of the education. It is unfortunate that educational administration in Nigeria is facing numerous challenges that is preventing it from achieving it objectives. The aim of this article is to discuss the challenges facing administration of education in Nigeria. The article used secondary data which was sourced from print material and online publication. This article identified weak school administrators, lack of data to plan, inadequate funding, inadequate professional teachers, inadequate infrastructural facilities, institutions Corruption and insecurity as challenges preventing effective administration of education in Nigeria. To address the challenges preventing effective educational administration in Nigeria, the following have been recommended: appointment of competent head for educational institutions, increase the funding of education, provide adequate infrastructural facilities, fight institutional corruption, provide adequate security and generate reliable and creditable data for planning education.