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ERIC Number: EJ1080131
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Preparing Teachers for the Contemporary Nigeria
Okoli, Nkechi J.; Ogbondah, Livinus; Ekpefa-Abdullahi, Janet Y.
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n14 p129-134 2015
This paper focused on preparing teachers for the contemporary Nigeria. Teaching is a versatile field that requires at all times the correct identification of indices of developments in the society. This responsibility makes it imperative that teachers be an embodiment of a constant search for updated knowledge in various fields of Endeavour. The fulcrum of this paper therefore lies on the factors inhibiting teaching profession in Nigeria. This historical approach is used for this study. The findings of the study revealed the fallen standards of education which have been traced to among other factors, the quality of teacher's programmes in the country. This paper recommended an urgent improvement in the programmes for initial teacher education in the country, improved funding of the education sector and complete overhauling of the teacher's education curriculum towards meeting the yearnings and aspirations of the 21st century education in Nigeria.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria