Tertiary Educational System: to What Degree Does Studying in Germany Contribute to the Employability of Nigerian Students Once Back in Nigeria

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2. Tertiary Educational System

2.1Tertiary Educational System in Nigeria

2.1.1Primary Education in Nigeria

2.1.2Secondary Education in Nigeria

2.1.3 Tertiary Education in Nigeria

2.2Tertiary Education System in Germany

3.1 Employability Skills necessary in Nigeria

3.2Employability Skills and the training of the skills in Germany

4. Reasons why Nigerians prefer to study in Germany


II. Bibliography

III. Declaration

The need for higher education is partly based on the fact that those with standard higher education qualifications have a better chance of securing a job in a tough market compared to those without higher education qualifications. Crave for excellent facilities, research opportunities, quality education, good job opportunity and abundance of journals and research publications are being cited as some of the reasons why Nigerian students are increasingly trooping overseas for studies. Though official figures are scanty, it is believed that over one million Nigerians are scattered across the globe in search of tertiary education. There is a growing awareness in the UK and Europe emphasizing the importance of higher education in order to develop a knowledge‐based economy. Universities across the globe are increasingly required to produce highly skilled graduates who are able to respond to the ever changing and complex needs of the contemporary workplace. However, employees’ education and skills that are acquired in Nigeria have become simply inadequate to meet the demands of modern day jobs. This raises the following question, to what extent or degree does studying in Germany contribute to the employability of Nigerian students once back in Nigeria? The issue of graduate unemployment in Nigeria has become a national concern as the unemployed youths have become increasingly anxious, depressed and unhappy with their current unemployed dilemma. This situation...
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