Rural Community Education as A Strategy for Coping with The Challenging Economy in Nigeria
Education is a potent force and a vital instrument for the development of economy of every nation of the world
including Nigeria. Education aims at bringing about attitude changes, gains in knowledge and skills acquisition leading to
enhance self image and improved ability to solve problems individually or through social or community action. The paper
examines rural community education as a strategy for coping with challenging economy in Nigeria. It specifically highlights
the challenges facing the rural community in Nigeria which affects her economy, and of course in all developmental facets.
It also prescribes viable rural education package and finally concludes that emphasis should be placed on human-centred
education in order to achieve a more permanent economic development in Nigeria.