In today?s age of global knowledge and technology, interconnected network and global awareness are increasingly viewed as major and sought-after assets. With the current labour market requiring graduates to have international, foreign language and intercultural skills to be able to interact in a global setting, governments and institutions are placing more importance on internationalization. The number of students? enrollment in tertiary education outside their country of citizenship is practically increasing and this trend is likely to continue by the day. This paper seeks to examine the role of government in the internationalization of tertiary education in Nigeria. It considers extensively, the concepts of internationalization, tertiary education and thereafter dwelled deeply on the role of the Nigerian government in promoting and supporting internationalization of tertiary education. It recommends that the Nigerian government should be proactive in steering internationalization policy, making higher education attractive and internationally competitive, optimizing internationalization strategies and lots more.
globalization, government, internationalization, policy, tertiary education
Ndum, Victor E., Ph.D , Udoye, Rita Nneka (Ph.D) "Role Of Government In The Internationalization Of Tertiary Education In Nigeria" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 9 2020 Page 94-99
Ndum, Victor E., Ph.D , Udoye, Rita Nneka (Ph.D) "Role Of Government In The Internationalization Of Tertiary Education In Nigeria" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 3(9)