Introduction: The increasing number of out of school children in Nigeria is very disturbing. It is observed that many school age children are out of school and are seen in the streets roaming about aimlessly during school hours without access to education. This disturbing trend is a complete negation of one of Nigeria’s philosophies of education which provides that education is a right of every Nigerian irrespective of gender, social status, religion, ethnic background and any peculiar individual challenges. This study examined School Based Management Committees (SBMCs) contribution in improving access to Basic Education in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Purpose: This review was to address the dearth in available literature for use by researchers, students, ministry of education and other related shareholders who will like to have access to literature to further strengthen and sustain school Based Management Committees contributions in improving access to Basic Education in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
Findings: The paper reviewed the strategic contributions of school Based Management Committees in improving access to Basic Education in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. This is because children of school age still roam the streets without access to Basic Education in communities where schools do not have functional school Based Management Committees.
Recommendations: The paper recommended among others that; SBMC should be established and efforts should be made to ensure its effective functions in all Basic Education institution in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna state, the government and community should reengineer advocacy for awareness and contributions of stakeholders in the provision of education
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