Item description for The Quiet Revolution. On Creating an Information-Age Education System for Nigeria by Chukuka Okonjo...
The author, an experienced demographer, argues that abundant intellectual capital, high educational standards and first class work skills are the key to modernisation, characterised by economic growth with equity anddiversity. After a detailed survey of the education system at all levels,he concludes that modernisation can be achieved in Nigeria through the total reconstruction of the education system which is currently based on the western liberal model. He sets out an alternative system which includes an increase in the time pupils spend at school, changes in the curriculum, use of teaching aids and development studies.
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Studio: Spectrum Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.51" Height: 1.14" Weight: 1.57 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2002
Publisher Spectrum Books
ISBN 9780291288 ISBN13 9789780291280