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Title:Studies in trends in Nigeria's educational development: an essay on sources and resources
Author:Adelabu, Adedeji
Periodical:African Studies Review
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:educational history
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Abstract:Bibliographical essay, in the form of an annotated, listing of what is considered, to be the key writings whose examination will lead to an understanding of the main developments in the trends in Nigeria's educational growth from its modest and feeble beginnings in the 1840's to the elaborate and radical changes that are taking place today. After a review of the literature on policies of the federal, regional, state governments with regard to educational development, the listing is presented in sections: Early trends; the making of an elite group - Trends during the colonial era - Changing patterns and trends, the approach of independence and after - The position today - Conclusion and comments.