Implementation of Visuals Arts (Fined and Applied Arts) as Vocational Programmes in Tertiary Institutions: Problems and Prospects

  •  Ogboji, Anene    
  •  Onuoha, Chijioke    
  •  Ibenegbu, Christopher    


Over the years, Nigeria and indeed world leaders have been battling to combat the raging poverty and unemployment rates. Although vocational education has been identified as a panacea to these, significant studies reporting obstacles to the implementation of visuals arts as vocational education programs in tertiary institutions have remained grossly insufficient. This is the issues addressed in the study. Survey research design was adopted while 200 purposively selected art education and vocational education respondents from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, provided participated in the study. Among others, that the respondents agreed that the problems facing the implementation of visual art in tertiary institutions as a vocational education program range from poor awareness to lack of parental support. Further studies examine from students’ perceptive, on how best to implement visuals arts as vocational education programs are recommended.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1918-7173
  • ISSN(Online): 1918-7181
  • Started: 2009
  • Frequency: quarterly

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