Agatha Ngozi Onu


Commercial Education has been widely accepted as a formal method of training and advancement f commercial schools differs from the secondary technical schools yet the inherent problems of education in any developing country such as lack of fund to carry out programmes that could be of benefit to the public. The proprietors employ only a few qualified teachers who stay a short while and leave due to poor incentive and lack of good conditions of service. Students attitude towards commercial education are discouraging due to poor learning environment. Lack of funds by the government for the provision of necessary facilities contributed to factors hindering the development of commercial schools in the state. Based on the findings some recommendations were commercial school teachers should be recruited on their qualification as is the case with the secondary school counterparts. The government and proprietors of the institutions should work together to make the skill acquisition sector result-oriented.

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