They believe that academic standard has fallen over the past decades and that their degrees are no longer a guarantee of communication skills or technical competence.
The effects consequences of examination malpractice on school and standard of education. In particular, graduates rated the practical aspects of their education very poorly. Improving productivity and development in the country. Questionnaire, Data Analysis, Abstract:: Questions have arisen as to why the case is like this.
There is a reported a lower rating on the "reputation" of first generation Nigerian university graduates. The quality of students coming out of our educational system is very poor and this on the long run affects professionalism. Similarly, by investing in human capital to boost capacity to absorb and use knowledge and by investing in technologies to facilitate both acquisition and the absorption of knowledge.
All these are worthwhile initiatives that need to be supported and extended. Thus, every one of the measures taken to increase quantity in higher education in Africa has led to quality being sacrificed.
It is a formal test of knowledge or ability. The challenges can be overcome through partnership and collaboration at all levels, both within and outside Africa. Purpose of Study The objective of this project is to ascertain if tertiary graduates are performing well of high quality or really poorly prepared for the field of work of low quality as claimed.
And they need to undertake regular graduate tracer studies to gauge the employment of graduates. It is said that employers complain that these graduates are poorly prepared for work. In particular, graduates rated the practical aspects of their education very poorly.
They expressed a belief that the quality of university education has fallen. Furthermore Okoli added that one may be pessimistic to believe that the end of examination malpractices is not insight.
This will in turn affect the quality of graduates being produced from our tertiary institutions, which might subsequently enhance other factors that constitute examination malpractice.
If low, findings will help to determine areas where they are low and put the institutions at alert. And reasons have been based on their quality. Increasing access to existing public universities resulted in soaring student enrolment without due consideration given to the absorptive capacity of the institutions or the available resources.
After all, it is the users of a product that can tell whether it is good or not. This improvement will lead to increase in the rate of employment and production, which will further lead to the development of the country.
Studies by several researchers show that those who graduated in the s gave more favorable ratings to questions regarding availability of study resources than those who graduated in the s. It is also a known fact that Nigerian public institutions have high enrolments without enough qualified instructors.
Urgent remedial action is therefore called for at institutional, national, regional and continental levels. Zakari, who noted that only 25 per cent of the candidates that took part in her examination eventually passes, stated that something urgent needed to be done to halt the ugly trend in the interest of national development.
There are many reasons for the declining quality of graduates but the root cause is the rapid expansion in tertiary student enrolment. Another definition of education is that, it is the act or process of implementing or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or other intellectually for mature life.
And if it is low, determine how to improve on it. This evil act could be likened to a worm that has eaten deep into the fabrics of the society.The quality of graduates produced by higher educational institutions have continued to decline due to several factors which are already well known by the people of this country.
There are many reasons for the declining quality of graduates but the root cause is the rapid expansion in tertiary student enrolment.
About a decade ago the tertiary enrolment ratio for Sub-Saharan Africa was of the order of 6%, a. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has lamented the quality of graduates produced by tertiary institutions in the country, saying it.
According to a recent survey report on the Effect of the quality of tertiary education on employability of fresh graduates, carried out by Philips Consulting in Marchthe current education system does not appear to be producing graduates with generic and essential skills, hence.
The claim is that employers are not satisfied with the quality of graduates produced by the tertiary institutions and that they always have to retrain them before they become useful to their companies.
This will in turn affect the quality of graduates being produced from our tertiary institutions, which might subsequently enhance other factors that constitute examination malpractice. Such other factors include high standard of evaluation and method of teaching, Castrow,Download