Essays in Education


Majority of the nations of t e world were colonized and went through wars at various times, but had turned around their fo unes through economic and educational reforms. In Nigeria however, there had been series of ed􀀍cational reforms from: 7/6-5-4 to 6-3-3-4 and now 9-3-4 system. Similarly, the recent reform in the higher education sector which has resulted into the conversion of the nation's higher techtjical educational institutions to degree awarding universities, which arose largely from the disphrity between the graduates of the two institutions in the labor market and the fallen standard of education. This paper presents a critidal review of the various educational reforms with a view to designing a viable educational model/ based on the examples of some developed and developing nations. It attempts to proffer solutioqs to some of the existing problems.

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