oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Some psychological ingredients in the educational preparation of youth in contemporary Nigeria

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1117-1421



Certain economic, social, political and occupational conditions in present-day Nigeria make some psychological demands imperative in the bid to educate the Nigeria youth. This paper points out that the prevailing austere conditions, mass unemployment, the perverted societal values, the political awareness and sophistication among the youth call for some psychological strategies in educating them. The need to expose the youth to some coping mechanisms like value clarification, morale boosting, occupational choice flexibility technique, and some creativity-oriented but austerity-proof activities are also discussed.

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