Development of Educational Institution and Social Change in Nigeria, 1953-1973

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Changes and developments of the educational instituion of Nigeria are discussed. The analysis is based upon available data. Historical developments, including social movements and nationalism, are related to changing educational needs of an emerging nation. Developments during the past twenty years are discussed in detail. Increased levels of education are related to social mobility, agencies and types of socialization, and the development of Nigerian independence. Demographic changes, particularly decreases in mortality and differential fertility, are described in detail. The demands for technical and vocational training are related to urbanization. Based upon analyses of these historical trends, recommendations are suggested which ... continued below

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Ekpenyong, Jackson J. August 1976.

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Changes and developments of the educational instituion of Nigeria are discussed. The analysis is based upon available data. Historical developments, including social movements and nationalism, are related to changing educational needs of an emerging nation. Developments during the past twenty years are discussed in detail. Increased levels of education are related to social mobility, agencies and types of socialization, and the development of Nigerian independence. Demographic changes, particularly decreases in mortality and differential fertility, are described in detail. The demands for technical and vocational training are related to urbanization. Based upon analyses of these historical trends, recommendations are suggested which should better enable Nigeria to cope with the modern world.

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Ekpenyong, Jackson J. Development of Educational Institution and Social Change in Nigeria, 1953-1973, thesis, August 1976; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504226/: accessed June 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .