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Vocational and Technical Education in Nigeria: Issues, Problems and Prospects’ Dimensions (IPP) PDF Print Email
Written by Daso Peter Ojimba   

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Abstract


Vocational education deals with the training or retraining designed to prepare individuals to enter into a paid employment in any recognized occupation. On the other hand technical education deals with the training of technical personnel for the purposes of initiating, facilitating and implementing the technological development of a nation and create the basic awareness of technological literacy to our youths. In Nigeria, the training of technical personnel has witnessed formidable challenges ranging from poor funding to inadequate facilities, brain drain, poor staff training and defective curricular. This paper intends to critically examine the issues, problems and prospects of vocational and technical education in Nigeria and suggest ways to improve the teaching and learning of vocational/technical education with enhanced enthusiasm and vibrancy.
Keywords: Vocational, Technical, Education, Issues, Problems and Prospects.