Enehizena, A. and Ademola, E.A and Obun-Andy, M. K (2016) VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS. Journal of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, 1 (2). pp. 150-158. ISSN 2504-9216

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This paper examined vocational and technical education in socio-economic development, its challenges and prospects. The population for the study comprised of academic and nonacademic staff from three polytechnics in Ogun State. They include lecturers, instructors, technologists, technicians, craftsmen. A sample size of 50 respondents was used for the study. Three research questions were raised from which questionnaire was used to gather data from the respondents. Results from the data collected revealed inadequate equipment and infrastructure facilities; inadequate funding and lack of uniformity in the course contents, among others as some of the challenges facing vocational and technical education in Nigeria. The paper concluded that vocational and technical education is highly essential and vital for the development of Nigeria. It is the means by which the nation can achieve a technological breakthrough and in no distant future, join the industrialized comity of nations. It therefore among others, recommended that government at all levels should support vocational and technical programme and its graduates for socio-economic and development

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4450 Databases
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Miss Ann Orjime
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2020 10:42
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2020 10:42
URI: http://eprints.federalpolyilaro.edu.ng/id/eprint/1168

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