This paper examined the readiness of secondary schools toward the attainment of self-reliance through agricultural science education. Survey research design was adopted for this study. The population of the study comprises of all SSIII students and teachers of agricultural science in the nine selected secondary schools in the north eastern part of Nigeria. Data was collected using researcher’s developed questionnaire on four Linkert scale. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistics. Some of the major findings of this research was; Nigerian agricultural science curriculum is appropriate in terms of goal and content in making students to be self-reliant after graduation, facilities and equipment for the teaching of Agric science are not adequate in meeting the need of students. Some recommendations were made; funds should be made available for the purchase of equipment for the teaching of practical, awareness should be created to students on the importance of Agric science in making them self-reliant.
Citation: Alhamdu Ishaya and Dahiru Lamaran Bello (2022) An Appraisal on the Readiness of Secondary Schools toward the Attainment of Self-Reliance through Agricultural Science Education in North East Nigeria,,
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