Physics Education: A Pragmatic Approach to Vocational, Entrepreneurship and Economic Advancement
In this period of economy set back and stagnancy, which has resulted into a frequent vociferous cry of the masses, we need other practical and workable channels that can bring forth economic revival and multiple employments for the masses. Hence, this study critically reveals and elucidates the unnoticed vocational aspects of physics and the principles guiding them. Some of these vocational packages in physics are electrical repairs or installation and electronic appliance repairs or assembling, building of local boat, setting up of solar panels. Other realistic skills identified and explained in this study include operation of optical service centers, production of mirrors, assembling of some optical instruments such as camera, periscope and projectors, installation of refrigeration and cold room gadgets, setting up of x-ray and ultrasound services etc. the barriers that limit physics education from fully reaching and realizing the desired apogee of vocational exploit, entrepreneurship, economic development and the mechanism required to remove the limitation were also emphasized in the study.
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I hail from Abia state but was born in ile-ife, Osun state where I had my primary and secondary school education at Day spring international nursery and primary school and Adventist secondary school respectively. I proceeded to Adeyemi college of Education in Ondo state affiliated to Obafemi Awolowo University where I batches my first degree in Physics education. I started taking interest in research when I was in 400 level. Currently I'm a physics instructor in a reputable international school.