Article Number: DRJEVS19827405
ISSN: 2734-2174

Vol. 2 (1), pp. 1-7, April 2020

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Original Research Article

Private and Social Investment in Vocational Education in Lagos State Colleges of Education

Yahya L. O*

Gidado A. O.


The study investigated the difference between private and social investment in vocational education in public colleges of education in Lagos state. The study was delimited to private and social investment in vocational education. One research question has raised and a research hypothesis formulated and tested. The population of the study comprised all Vocational Education Students in Public College of Education in Lagos State; Federal College of Education [Technical], Akoka 1654 students, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin 951 students, and Micheal Otedola College of Primary Education, Epe 345 students.  Other participants were teachers in Junior Secondary School of the six Education Districts of Lagos State with a population of 11,038. The sample for this study was 983 from the students population and 1090 from the teacher population. The research instruments used for this study were questionnaire. It was discovered that significantly, private and social investments are lower in the Federal College of Education. The implication is that private and social investment differs significantly among Public Colleges of Education in Lagos State in favour of the State College of Education. It was recommended that the youth of school ages should seek an education that will make them more productive.

Keywords: Private investment, social investment, vocational education

 Received: March 2, 2020  Accepted: April 8, 2020  Published: April 30, 2020

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