International Higher Education has reached unprecedented levels of popularity, with students from all parts of the world moving out of their country to pursue educational opportunities. Most of the migration is towards the more developed countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom, which have historically been the
By Prof Ogundele The modern world is anchored to education especially at the university level, understandably because robust human capital – the gateway to socio-political stability and industrialization can never be engendered without it (education). Industrialization is the strong vehicle for sustainable economic growth and development in a myriad of ways.
By MakindeEach time I conduct interviews, I usually end up shaking my head and lamenting about the state of education in Nigeria. Our tertiary institutions are churning out graduates who are mainly unemployable. Earlier today, I interviewed almost 50 candidates and by the end of the whole session, the only
CausesCauses of falling standard of education in Nigeria include:Crave for paper qualification, Government Being the Source of the Problem, Poor Infrastructure, Accessibility to Schools, Teachers’ Welfare, Sector Neglect, Examination Malpractice, Lack of Dedication of Teachers, and disinterestedness of Parents in their Children’s Education. Crave for Paper Qualification: Nigerians’ crave
POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO SOLVING MANAGEMENT CHALLENGESIt has become obvious that the broad aims of producing high-level manpower for national development for which the university education is meant for is not really being achieved as a result of the multifaceted problem bedevils the governance of the university system. It therefore becomes
PROBLEMS OF UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIAThe story of university education in Nigeria today has largely been a story of mixed fortune. These institutions initially laid claims in making respectable impact on the socio-political and economic advancement of Nigeria. Today, there are doubts whether Nigerian universities under the present conditions will
By I. A. Ajayi and Ekundayo HaastrupEducation is widely accepted as a major instrument for promoting socioeconomic, political and cultural development in Nigeria. Universities educate future leaders and develop the high-level technical capacities that underpin economic growth and development. The main purpose and relevance of university education in Nigeria is