Vocation Education Reforms and Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals MDGs in Nigeria



The need for reform in the education sector in Nigeria is inevitable judging from the decline in the standard of educational. Educationist self is a systematic training, which could be in school, college or trade centers to reform is to form again. Therefore, educational reform towards national development is that education that should make Nigeria grow larger, more mature and organized. To achieve this set target, the author is of the opinion that vocational education as an instrument for self-actualization and development is strategically significant. There could be other areas where this could be achieved but the focus of the writers is centred on art.Different area to achieve this are discussed, their impediments and solutions and recommendation proffered

Education is a commonly used term which has various meanings to various people; yet it is a very important concept to the society. Therefore, education cannot be definite as it means different things to different people depending on their perception of what it is. Education can simply mean “knowledge”“enlightenment” or “wisdom”. So, education is the process of transmitting social lore, values and desirable attitudes from one generation to another: Education seeks to socialize individuals so as to equip them with the desired mode of behavior that is in conformity with the way of life of the society in which they live. It is the process of teaching, training and learning in schools and college for the development of knowledge and skills so as to prepare individuals’ to live happily with themselves and others in the society where they live.Mill (1931) state that education includes “whatever we do for ourselves and whatever is done for us by others for the express purpose of bringing us nearer to the perfection of our nature. In comprehends even the indirect effects produced on character, and on the human faculties, by things of which the direct purposes are quite different by law, by form of government, by the industrial arts, by mode of social life, even by physical facts not depending on human will, by climate, soil and local position.

Full Text: PDF
Download the IISTE publication guideline!

To list your conference here. Please contact the administrator of this platform.

Paper submission email: JPID@iiste.org

ISSN 2422-8397

Please add our address "contact@iiste.org" into your email contact list.

This journal follows ISO 9001 management standard and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Copyright © www.iiste.org