COMPUTER EDUCATION IN SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL LEVEL OF NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION: THE CHALLENGES OF ITS CONTINUITY AND ITS TVET POTENTIALITY FOR SUPPORTING INDUSTRY

Olayanju, Taiwo Kayode
Keywords: Computer, Computer education, secondary education, TVET
Journal of Inter-Disciplinary Studies on Contemporary Issues 2020 6(2), 46-52. Published: March 11, 2023


Abstract

The critical assessment of computer education in secondary education of the national policy on education is of a great importance. The global occurrence has given birth to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme saddled with the responsibility of producing skilled and trained manpower for the national support and growth of the industries, but the place of computer education in TVET is missing because of the numerous challenges facing its continuity. Therefore, the paper examines the place of computer education in the secondary educational level of the national policy on education, the paper focus on those challenges of computer education in the national policy; why its failing to support industrial growth as it ought to in the nation. Finally, recommendations were made which was believed that if implemented will go a long way to elevate and boost computer education in supporting the industries, such as proper funding, inclusion of computer education into the main basic core secondary school subjects, and among others.