Gender Differences in Vocationand Technical Education in Nigeria Higher Education
The study seeks to examine the extent to which higher education systems embrace vocational and Technical Education and the degree to which vocation differs by gender. The study uses distributional analysis to data from the National Universities Commission and examines secondary school students enrolled in Technical and Vocational Education. The findings revealed that male students cluster in technical related course while female students cluster in business related courses. These facts set the stage for new research in Vocational and Technical Education. The study makes recommendation for enhancing gender equity in Technical and Vocational Education in Nigerian Higher Education.
Keywords: Techincal Education, Vocational Education, Gender, Equity
Research and Training Fellow, Research and Training Department, National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration