Knowledge is the best legacy any parent can give his/her child. Good education is something every parent owes their children, and we strive to do that, after all that’s why we work extra and long hours, so that our kids can have the best things in life.
What is the standard of education here in Nigeria? Is it getting better or is it declining? My own personal opinion is, it is declining rapidly. We have come to associate very high tuition fees with good quality education. We have pupils being spoon fed education by people who barely qualify to be pupils themselves. Our nation and way of life has made us blind to the fact that we are been ripped off by the so called private schools and our school curriculum is a joke.
In our universities we rely on theories and we hardly practice what we are taught, making us ill equipped to function in the outside world. This common practice albeit widely practiced in our country is a major setback. We observe lecturers who graduated with second class lower grades been given teaching appointments to teach pupils subjects that they themselves barely passed.(garbage in garbage out)