Revitalization of the Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) Programmes for Youth Empowerment in Nigeria
International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Research
Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2018, Pages: 45-47
Received: Jul. 10, 2018; Accepted: Jul. 25, 2018; Published: Aug. 28, 2018
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Jacinta Ifeoma Obidile, Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
Helen Efeyadu Uzoekwe, Department of Guidance and Counseling, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
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Abstract
Most Nigerian youths are faced with several problems such as unemployment, poverty, hunger and starvation in spite of the abundant natural and human resources in Nigeria. These unwholesome effects could be minimized when the youths are meaningfully engaged. One of the ways of engaging the youth meaningfully to minimize these unwanted situations is to ensure job creation through Technical and Vocational Education (TVE). Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) which is the form of education that is meant to prepare its recipients for employment and become economically independent, should be used to impart skill acquisition to the youths to minimize the rate of unemployment of the youths in Nigeria. Developing youths with skills would definitely improve production output, occupational diversity and standard of living. This study therefore examines the role of the TVE in relation to youth empowerment and proffers strategies for revitalization of the TVE programmes to enhance youth engagement in order to reduce unemployment, poverty, hunger and starvation of the youths in Nigeria.
Keywords
Technical and Vocational Education (TVE), Revitalization, Youth Empowerment, Unemployment, Job Creation and Nigeria
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Jacinta Ifeoma Obidile, Helen Efeyadu Uzoekwe, Revitalization of the Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) Programmes for Youth Empowerment in Nigeria, International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Research. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2018, pp. 45-47. doi: 10.11648/j.ijvetr.20180401.17
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