THE ROLE OF SUSTAINABLE CONSUMER SCIENCES IN CONTRIBUTING TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
Keywords:Consumer Sciences, Quality Education, Character, Development, Sustainability
Education is the bedrock of development of any nation. Over the decades, Nigerian educational system especially in the public universities has suffered from poor infrastructural development and funding thus leading to demotivation of teachers as well as students. This paper discusses the role of Consumer Sciences in National development in Nigeria. It covers
some national issues, consequences of poor education and Consumer Sciences as a wellrounded field for quality education and character building beyond academics. The importance of the field in human, social, economic and environment development and recommendations for possible sustainable education are also emphasized.