This paper review examined the utilization of TVET as a tool for economic growth and development in a recessed economy. It briefly discussed the concept of recession with emphasis on Nigeria; some of the indicators of recession were also identified. It analyzed the concept of technical and vocational education while identifying some of its objectives. One of the objectives of TVET significant to this study was its emphasis on skill acquisition and self-reliance. Some challenges among others militating against TVET in Nigeria were discussed while suggesting solutions to the problems. Strategies for utilizing TVET as a tool for overcoming a recessed economy or for economic growth and development were identified. Some among others included, proper funding, creating workable policies, linking training to world of work, assisting graduates of TVET to create jobs for themselves and others, establishing and equipping TVET schools like an industry to create enabling TVET environment, promoting of the visions of TVET and encouraging participation of youths, etc. Based on this review, seven recommendations were made for improving and the usage of TVET for economic development and growth.
Key Words: Recession, Recessed Economy, Technical and Vocational Education, TVET.
Gideon, N (2019). Overcoming A Recessed Economy Through Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria. Afribary.com: Retrieved March 24, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/gideon-overcoming-a-recessed-economy-in-nigeria
Nwabueze Monday, Gideon. "Overcoming A Recessed Economy Through Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 05 Jan. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/gideon-overcoming-a-recessed-economy-in-nigeria . Accessed 24 Mar. 2019.
Nwabueze Monday, Gideon. "Overcoming A Recessed Economy Through Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 05 Jan. 2019. Web. 24 Mar. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/gideon-overcoming-a-recessed-economy-in-nigeria >.
Nwabueze Monday, Gideon. "Overcoming A Recessed Economy Through Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed March 24, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/gideon-overcoming-a-recessed-economy-in-nigeria