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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
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An Overview Of Vocational And Technical Education In Nigeria Under Secondary School Education System

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AUTHOR(S)

David Seyi

 

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ABSTRACT

Abstracts: This paper examined the concept of Vocational and Technical Education (VTE) in Nigeria under secondary school education system. The meanings of Vocational Education, Technical Education and Vocational and Technical Education were discussed. Objectives of Vocational and Technical Education in secondary school education as contained in the National Policy on Education 2004 edition were highlighted. The scope/structure of Vocational and Technical Education in secondary school education was outlined. A concise historical development of Vocational and Technical Education at secondary school level was traced. Out of the numerous challenges of Vocational and Technical Education in general and Accounting Education in particular, some were identified and solutions were provided for the identified challenges. Recommendations were advanced to improve on the programme of Vocational and Technical Education in Nigeria such as inclusion of practical oriented curriculum, government should increase funding of education at all levels.

 

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