This study sets to examine the influence of students’ industrial training on their academic performance. Thus, the surveys of sixty students of National Diploma Program in Department of Architectural Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State in Nigeria, were conducted to investigate possible effects of their acquired industrial training on their academic performance. The findings show that students’ mentoring via industrial training developed students’ understanding of their chosen profession and improve their knowledge in carrying out the practical aspect of their work.
Citation: Oloruntoba, K., Oloye, R.A., and Adu, O A. (2022) Effect of Practical Mentoring on Students’ Academic Development: A Case Study of Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme in Nigeria, International Journal of Geography and Regional Planning Research, Vol.7, No.2, pp.34-39