Globalization and its Implications for Education in Nigeria

Authors

  • David O Faculty of Education Cross River University of Technology, Calabar
  • Grace O Government Secondary School, Uwanse, Calabar
  • Etelbert E Faculty of Education Cross River University of Technology, Calabar

Abstract

Globalization as the rapid increase in cross-border economic, social and technological exchange is not limited to industry and
business. Education systems being part of the information business can be seen as the core of globalization. This paper provides an
analysis of the relevant literature on the implications of globalization for education in Nigeria. The nature and objectives of global
education and the move towards standardized curricula were highlighted. Perceived barriers to globalization of education and the Nigerian
situation were also analyzed. This paper finally provides information and recommendations to those responsible for the planning of the
educational curricula for all levels of education in Nigeria

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Published

2011-09-01

How to Cite

O, D., O, G. ., & E, E. . (2011). Globalization and its Implications for Education in Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 2(3), 225. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/mjss/article/view/10838