Predictive Values of Information and Communication Technology in the Reformation of Gender Education in Nigeria

Predictive Values of Information and Communication Technology in the Reformation of Gender Education in Nigeria

Author by Dr. Folasade Ayankoya

Journal/Publisher: Journal Of Centre For Development And Policy Issues In Africa

Volume/Edition: 131

Language: English

Pages: 47 - 61

Abstract

Education is a major instrument for economic and technological development in our society. All sectors across various geographical locations rely on well-educated and informed manpower for their economic growth and development. Meanwhile, in the Educational sector of some parts of Africa like Nigeria, there exist various issues on gender inequality in the system. Where the girl child is not given adequate opportunity to express herself, she is not empowered to develop her skills and knowledge. Hence she is deprived the opportunity to contribute her own quota to the development of the economy. This paper focuses on the reformation of Gender Education in Nigeria via Information and Communication Technology tools which is mobile learning; this is a means of undergoing Educational learning process at once convenience and comfort without having to encounter any form of discrepancy resulting from gender imbalance. This is suggested for adoption by the Educational System of Nigeria in order to allow equality in Education.


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