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The future of information technology education in Nigeria: innovative public-private partnerships

Ariguzo, Godwin C., Shea, T.P., Ward, Rupert and White, D.S (2007) The future of information technology education in Nigeria: innovative public-private partnerships. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 1 (4). pp. 425-447. ISSN 1751-0252

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Abstract

Nigeria's current status in the world and within the Sub-Saharan region is reviewed in terms of its focus on information technology education, by examining the Higher Education market, private computer industries within Nigeria, and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), a national initiative designed to dramatically improve Nigeria's competitiveness in computer industries. The results of research into the effectiveness of Public-Private Partnerships in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Nigeria are then discussed. The perceptions of computer industry executives and Higher Education representatives towards greater competitiveness in Nigeria's Information Technology industry are investigated. The authors provide recommendations for how Nigerian Higher Education Institutions and computer-related businesses can develop effective method of advancing ICT Public-Private Partnerships

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Published in International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 2007, 1(4), 425-447 Copyright © 2004-2006 Inderscience Enterprises Limited
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
Depositing User: Briony Heyhoe
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2008 16:25
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2012 17:33
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/800

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