Nigeria’s Blunder on Breaking HND Laptop or computer Science Into 4 Programs
Extremely negative conclusions by our policymakers in Nigeria. In secondary faculty, they force you to focus right after the 3rd yr. So, from SSI (4th yr), you transfer into Arts, Science, Technological innovation, and so on strains. Quite possibly, if you make a decision to do Further Mathematics, you might not be lucky to do Economics because WAEC has restricted you to 9 subjects.
(Even as a child in the village, I identified that extremely sub-optimal, and took 15 topics in secondary faculty, and resolved to compose exterior WAEC (i.e. GCE) when in secondary school. That decision enabled me to research Economics and the normal Art programs even as I continued in secondary school for Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Even further Arithmetic, and many others).
What Nigeria does in WAEC is not the very best in my belief. We’re limiting our younger folks as well early. Contrast this with the United States where in secondary school, each kid studies the very same matter. Certainly, irrespective of your call for engineering, economics, tunes, etcetera, GED (WAEC equal) has about 4 topics for all. All those 4 subjects – mathematical reasoning, reasoning by way of language arts, social scientific tests, and science – address more than 30 subjects we have in WAEC. Detect that they do not educate Mathematics, they train mathematical reasoning, and that usually means pushing you into what that mathematics can help you clear up.
With WAEC seriously about-specialised, the universities and polytechnics have picked the memo. In the university now, Nigeria receives 4-5 departments from a usual former EEE department. They have broken my FUTO undergraduate diploma – Electrical and Electronics Engineering with option in Electronics and Laptop Engineering – into 5 degrees.
This is unfortunate due to the fact there’s no need to have for this nonsense other than finding paths for much more admission quotas and school expenses. The polytechnic schooling could have built these new regions possibilities underneath HND laptop or computer science, so, you still examine HND Computer Science and can focus in your final year in AI. And the certficate will examine: HND Pc Science with selection in Synthetic Intelligence.
See that ever more some of these learners when they go for further more education and learning abroad, they would be demanded to get several prerequisites. For instance, if you did BSC AI and want to do MSC in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, you will have to just take lots of conditions prior to they will permit you to get started the main method.
I call our leaders to rethink these insurance policies.
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