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ERIC Number: EJ813315
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0094-1956
Women's Education in Science Technology and Mathematics (STM) Challenges for National Development
Aguele, Lawrence I.; Idialu, Ethel E.; Aluede, Oyaziwo
Journal of Instructional Psychology, v35 n2 p120-125 Jun 2008
The paper presents Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) as the bedrock of the development of any nation. It emphasizes the role of women in national development. To achieve meaningful advancement in national development, the paper emphasizes the need to give priority to the education of women in STM. It recommended that deliberate efforts be made to vary the present University Matriculation Examination (UME) cut off score to favour female in admitting them into tertiary institutions in Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) and related courses. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria