Okere Joseph Ejimogu, Ofoego C. O


The paper investigated the role of ethics and education in Human Development. By means of conceptual analysis; the concepts of Ethics, Education andHuman Development were explicated in order to demonstrate a clear understanding of their relationship. Ethics and education affect human development through such influencing factors as rationality, justice, temperance and courage to mention but a few. However, the Nigerian education sector is being plagued with so many problems leading to a decline in the quality of Human Development. These problems include Moral decadence, bribery and corruption, wrong value systems and disregard for intellectual capacity. The paper concludes that by injecting the right attitudes and values in our educational institutions, the right caliber of human development can be assured.

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