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Technology Education: The Means to the Realization of Nigeria’s Vision 2020

RN Robinson

Abstract


The realization of Nigeria’s vision 2020 is now a challenging problem. However, using Technology Education as a means to the realization is the focus of this paper. This paper highlighted the current state of technology education in Nigeria and stated its efficacy to advance development and improve the nation’s economy. Technology Education as a means to vision 2020 realization was examined, using some existing economic problems in Nigeria as focal points. It also highlighted societal misconception, inadequate training facilities, inadequate funding and poor policy implementation as hindrances to technology education in realizing vision 2020. It proffers solution by making some recommendations that would give technology education the opportunity to move Nigeria’s economy forward to one of the best 20 by the year 2020.



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