The increased earnings or higher wages made by more educated workers have been considered as benefits not only to the private individuals, but also to the society as a whole. An Evaluation of Educational Funding in the Fourth Republic: A critique. This explains why some political appointees are given portfolios as commissioners and ministers which they are least qualified for. More than 120 million children do not complete primary education. Consequently, the implication of the declining quality of education at all levels has far reaching negative impact on a nations moral, civic, cultural and economic sustainability. All he needs to do is to set good examples to others and especially to those who are younger than him. There should be no sales of handout in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.
This academic approach can help graduates nurture their knowledge, talents, and experience to play a role in environmental development and become responsible members of society. Education, Inequality and Poverty : An evaluation of the role of education in economic development must not be confined to judging its impact on growth in output but should also include its impact on structure and pattern of economic development as well as on the distribution of income and removal of poverty. To prepare the children and youth to cope with the present situation needs to develop analytical and critical thinking, skill and attitude that would make them more flexible and innovative to deal with uncertainty and crises at national and global level. Please by rewriting it in an. Though we may not be able to do anything about the past ills of our educational system or those responsible for its degeneration, it's never too late to wake up to the need to change the current mediocre system to a better one.
Image: Students attend a class at the Oxford International College in Changzhou. The trained engineers, teachers, medical doctors, inter alia are all the products of education. All these discouraged students who want to study science education and killed the morale of those who are studying the course already. The educational degree provides an individual with a chance to accomplish his or her goals at work. A policy requires sufficient time to mature from planning phase to implementation phase and finally to review phase. Science and technology will not be possible without science education; for instance engineering, medicine, architecture etc will not be possible if there is no one to teach the students the core subjects needed for these courses. Educational philosophy does not only connect the societal ideology with the goals and objectives adoptable in education, it goes further to intermittently critique ideologies to ensure that such ideologies are worthwhile and fitting for society development.
The recent attacked on a northern university where students and lecturers were cold bloodedly murdered including a professor of chemistry still remains an insomnia in academic arena. Consequently, in 1982, Nigeria adjusted her secondary educational system to encompass diversified curriculum that integrates academic with technical and vocational subject intended to empower the individual for self-employment Igwe, 2000. Questioning methodology is a powerful tool to built analytical and critical skills in pupils. To overcome the problems government must create more job; corruption must be shun everywhere in the country; there must be continuity of government good program; diversification of economy to agriculture is necessary and science teachers must be ready for change in their method of teaching and attitude to work. Of course, this will cost money. The Importance of Education to National Development — Body of the Paper With view to the importance of education for national development, Nigeria, having realized the effectiveness of education as a powerful instrument for national progress and development adjusted her educational philosophy and methodology to march the ideals and challenges of changing economic and social structure of modern society.
Seeing education in this perspective calls for proper funding from federal, state and local governments to make the sector produce the desired results which will stimulate national development. It is considered that a child learns 90 percent of his personality by his nurturing. The element of continuity and change remains perpetual and it is up to the society to determine its pace and direction. A subsequent strategic planning retreat on the campus of Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania gave shape to the emerging Partnership. This implies that the ideology or national goals of any nation has to respond to the criticism, analysis and clarifications of philosophy of education to achieve its national development. Still in the same vein, education in Nigeria is politicized Afolabi, F.
All these bounced back on the quality of science education the nation produces. Education is a right regardless of where you are born and where you grow up. The person can even be offered promotions due to their outstanding work effort. He also sabotages all good intentions of government through arson and attack on vital encouraging inflation. Recommendations In order for the curriculum to be implemented effectively, the following recommendations are profered.
What challenges could be associated with this approach to planning higher education and what will need to change in order for higher education to have the optimum impact on development? Journal of Professional Teachers, 1 2 , 21-35. It is obvious education through the system inculcates much to learners beyond the prescribed academic curriculum and also encourages the development of social behaviours that will be useful to them as adulthood. For example a person having good knowledge of agriculture can only formulate successful plan for agricultural development and only a good educationalist can draw good educational plans. Introduction Science education deals with sharing of science content and process with individuals who are not considered traditionally to be member of the scientific community; the individuals could be students, farmers, market women or a whole community. To support this, Ajayi and Afolabi 2009:34-36 have also remarked that education is largely perceived in Nigeria as an indispensable tool which will not only assist in meeting the nations social, political, moral, cultural and economic aspirations but will also inculcate in the individual knowledge, skills, dexterity, character and desirable values that will foster national development and self-actualization. The major policy speeches of Late President Musa Yar Adua revolved around his aspiration of transforming Nigeria into one of the first 20 largest global economic by the year 2020. Therefore, there is a close relationship between education and sustainable development so that development can not achieve any step unless qualified manpower is available and therefore the process of education is the basis of the process of sustainable development.
If a student understands philosophy of education critically, pondering its meaning for education and for himself, he can find it vital and thought provoking, thereby achieves deep intellectual developments. He is the one who thinks of himself only. It has now been increasingly realised that it is through the emphasis on agricultural and rural development in the strategy of development that the problems of poverty and unemployment can be solved. Sam Egwu noted that the poor quality of graduates is worrisome. The proponents of this theory include Luther Gulick, Henri Fayol, Lindel Uriwick, J.
Taking care of the environment and contributing to reducing is an integral part of this. Thus higher ambition promotes higher standard of living. This promotes mutual co-existence among the different students. This may include, for example, instruction about , , , and and. Teacher Science teachers are key factor to be considered when talking about the development of science education in any nation.
There are a variety of organizational models for employee environment and sustainability education programs. In this age of information and communication technology, our educational system at all levels should not be found wanting. They celebrate with one another when the national team wins. Around 2000 farmers in the locality are similarly placed. Directing: It is the continuous task of making decision and embodying them in specific and general orders, instructions and serving as the leader of the organization.