Achieving national development through social studies education in Nigeria: the roles of postgraduate school
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Department of Social ScienceEducation,Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University
Postgraduate studies is established to coordinate and develop research studies, training and re-training of students for excellence in research and academic content. The purpose is to facilitate formal instructions and quality educational programmes in the institutions of learning. The paper examines achieving national development through social studies education in Nigeria: the roles of postgraduate school. Descriptive survey research design was used to assess achieving national development through Social Studies Education in Nigeria: the roles of postgraduate school. The population for the study comprised all the postgraduate students offering Social Studies Education, University of Lagos. Purposive sampling technique was used. The instrument for the study was 10 items questionnaire on achieving national development through social studies education in Nigeria: The roles of postgraduate school (ANDTSSERPGS). Experts in the field of Social Studies test and measurement validated the instruments. The researchers distributed and collected copies of the questionnaire with the help of three research assistants. The data collected were analysed using descriptive statistics of percentage and mean to answer the research questions. The findings shows that postgraduate studies can be use to achieve national development and postgraduate students are aware of national development. It was recommended that Nigerian Federal Government, state and private institutions should intensify effort in financing and providing adequate facilities for teaching and learning in postgraduate studies especially in the area of Social Studies Education for effective research in postgraduate studies among others
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Olatunde, F (2019). Achieving national development through social studies education in Nigeria: the roles of postgraduate school. Social science education journal, Vol.3(1).