TVET POLICIES AND PRACTICES IN NIGERIA: WHY THE GAP

A. O Okorafor, A. O, F. N. Nnajiofo

Abstract


The critical role played by Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in national development has long been acknowledged in Nigeria. Many policies have evolved with respect to reforming TVET towards addressing the socio-economic challenges in Nigeria. After decades of practicing these TVET polices, outcomes have fallen far behind expectations. Thus, this paper looked at TVET policies and practices in Nigeria, identifying the gaps and factors that have led to the gaps. Remedies to closing the gap were proffered.

 

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TVET, policy, national development, technological knowledge, political will, political instability, corruption

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