This research project material is available: THE EFFECTS OF GEO POLITICAL INTERFERENCE IN THE STUDY OF HOME ECONOMICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA( A CASE STUDY OF SURULERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA).
The importance of education in individual and national economic life has been well recognized in some economic literatures of recent. At the individual level, education forms the foundation of one’s professional career and well impacts, among other things, life-time income, health, level of socialisation and his wellbeing over the whole life-cycle. Similarly, education at the national level is vital for civilization, technology adoption, and effective political participation and for brining societies out of poverty which are very fundamental for a sustainable economic progress of a country. Apart from the level of educational attainment, equity in access to education has also received the attention of researchers and policy makers. It is argued that unequal distribution of education among various groups within a country can prevent education from unfolding its welfare enhancing effects entirely and can lead to persistent income inequality among the populace. This can be said of the northern regions (North East, North West and North Central geopolitical zones in Nigeria) where most of the secondary school students cannot be academically compared those of the other words regions. This also shows in a vocational and technical subject like Home economics. The government needs to act fast in this area and create a balance.
In order to investigate effectively the actual role of education in development process of an economy, we need not to only focus on averages but must ensure th
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