ERIC Number: ED389689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Training of Trainers in Science, Technology and Mathematics Education: Regional Workshop Report (Kaduna, Nigeria, May 30-June 11, 1993). Improving the Quality of Basic Education in Science, Technology and Mathematics.
Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).
This publication reports on an African regional workshop in Nigeria on training science, technology, and mathematics teachers (STME). The workshop focused specifically on trends in recruitment and evaluation of academic and professional STME teaching staff in colleges of education and on initial training and inservice training for STME teaching staff in colleges of education. After a background summary and introduction to the workshop, the report includes outlines of texts of nine papers: (1) "Trainers of Trainers in STM: Framework for Discussion" (S. T. Bajah); (2) "Training Needs for STM Tutors" (Bryan Wilson); (3) "Do We Practice What We Preach? or Should We Change Our Practice or Our Sermon?" (Mike Savage); (4) "Interactive Teaching in Primary Science" (R. A. Hodzi); (5)"Science and Technology Education and Society: Bridging the Gap" (J. A. Anamuah-Mensah); (6) "Video and Teacher Education: Primary School Science Video Teacher Education in Malawi" (Harold F. Gonthi); (7) "Participating in Science Education Research" (Gilbert O. M. Onwu); (8) "Science Camps for Children: A Model for Curriculum Renewal and Change" (Shaaban S. Mohammed); and (9) "Project 2000+: Declaration." Appendices include a workshop program, the chairman's opening address, a goodwill message, a list of participants, and workshop evaluation results. (Some papers contain references.) (ND)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Teachers, Teacher Educator Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Recruitment, Workshops
Commonwealth Secretariat, Education Programme, Human Resource Development Group, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London, England SW1Y 5HX, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).
Identifiers: Africa; Interactive Teaching; Malawi; Nigeria; Zanzibar
Note: For related reports on Quality in Basic Education, see SP 036 329-334. The workshop was hosted by the Nigerian National Commission for Colleges of Education.