DESIRABLE CHANGES IN THE NIGERIAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM AT THE TERTIARY EDUCATION LEVEL FOR NATIONAL DE

Samir Abdullahi Fagge
Volume 5(1), January 2014

Abstract

This paper overviews the challenges being faced by the Nigerian tertiary education system and the desirable changes needed to facilitate national development. In the process, problems bedeviling the sector such, as lack of adequate lecture theaters, modern teaching facilities and unqualified personnel, were highlighted. The desirable changes needed to improve the sector were proffered, thus paving the way for national development. Recommendations include the need to inculcate the love of teaching in teachers, encourage Entrepreneur Training and the inclusion of ICT in the process of teaching and learning for national development, among others. Key Words: Desirable Changes, National Development, Tertiary Education