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ERIC Number: EJ898834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
The Application of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis for Managing Vocational and Technical Education (VTE) Programmes for Improved Efficiency in Nigeria
Adepoju, T. L.; Famade, Olu Adesola
Educational Research and Reviews, v5 n7 p354-361 Jul 2010
This paper reviews the current status of vocational and technical education programmes (VTE) in Nigeria and the major innovations of the Nigerian Government in the recent times in the sector vis-a-vis the demands of the modern world for vocational and technological development. It therefore, proposes a paradigm shift in the operation of VTE programmes in institutions of learning in Nigeria for improved efficiency through the application of The SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis which has been an effective and useful tool for decision making in several organizations in recent times. In the context of this paper, SWOT is presented for use as a decision-making strategy as new vocational and technical education programme is planned. An insight into the wide range of the potential applications of SWOT analysis is also the thrust of the paper. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria