Title: An integrated national open apprenticeship scheme as a baseline strategy for technological development

Authors: Anthony N. Nzeako

Addresses: Associate Dean of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

Abstract: The main thesis of this paper is that the National Open Apprenticeship Scheme of the Nigerian National Directorate of Employment should be integrated into the mainstream of the national educational and socio-technical development program as a baseline strategy for national technological development. By considering particular vocational occupational areas, the paper presents a structural and operational model of the proposed integrated scheme.

Keywords: national development; vocational skills; apprenticeship; Nigeria; education; training; technological development.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.1992.030382

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1992 Vol.2 No.1, pp.65 - 74

Published online: 15 Dec 2009 *

Full-text access for editors Full-text access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article