Vocational and Technical Education is the form of education that comprises of the training in skills necessary for gainful employment as well as acquisition of basic educational foundation in both sciences, applied sciences and humanity, all aimed at developing individuals with the right attitude to work and the competency necessary to compete favorably in a global society. This paper discussed the significance of Vocational and Technical Education in national development and productivity, highlighting its problems in Nigeria which among others include poor implementation of the TVE programmed which affect national growth and development. Suggestions raised include re-branding the Technical and Vocational Education programmed from the basic education level.
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 14)
A. W. Lawal "Technical and Vocational Education, a Tool for National Development in Nigeria", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 14, pp. 53-59, 2014