Relational Study of Technical Education in Scotland and Nigeria for Sustainable Skill Development

E. Kennedy Umunadi


This paper was designed to look at technical education curriculum and mode of implementation in Scotland in order to adopt the advantageous attributes of the Scottish technical education in Nigeria. The paper x-rayed the staff perceptions of technical education and its roles in Scotland; History of technical education before the advent of British government; technical education and its objectives; objectives of technical education Scotland; technical subject and career path in Scotland; factors affecting effective implementation of technical education curriculum in Nigeria reflecting on Scotland technical education; reforms of technical education for sustainable skill development in Nigeria. It was based on the content of the paper that recommendations were proffered that the government should provide adequate fund, intellectuals in technical education and provision of equipment and materials to achieve the National Policy on Education and Scottish standard of technical education for sustainable skill development in Nigeria.

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