Free Education in Nigeria: Socioeconomic Implications and Emerging Issues

@article{Chuta1986FreeEI,
  title={Free Education in Nigeria: Socioeconomic Implications and Emerging Issues},
  author={E. Chuta},
  journal={Comparative Education Review},
  year={1986},
  volume={30},
  pages={523 - 531}
}
  • E. Chuta
  • Published 1986
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Education Review
The current educational system in Nigeria has evolved out of the interactive forces of five learning processes, namely, the informal indigenous apprenticeship and Islamic systems on the one hand and the formal Christian, colonial (Western-style), and postcolonial systems on the other. What is most significant in this process of evolution is the transition from the narrow and elitist approach in educational planning that characterized the colonial era to the comprehensive and democratized system… Expand
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