Developing Teaching Manpower Through Emerging Myths and Realities in Nigeria Institutions

Authors

  • Ashimole Agnes Uchechi Department of Educational Management, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Abstract

This paper examines the development of teaching manpower through myths and realities in teaching and learning in
Nigerian education system. It x- rays the programmes of teacher education and the content of the curriculum which will yield
qualitative education for the economic development of our nation. It is noted that teachers’ education curricular should be
integrated with constructive pedagogy. The idea will empower the learners (students) to construct new knowledge by providing
opportunities for them that will enable the students to test academic theories through real world application of knowledge that is
relevant to their lives. Teachers’ professional competency was also looked at as well as the implication of effective teaching and
learning. It is concluded that school should continue to embark on curricular reform culture as to enable the society to face the
changes and challenges that the society normally encountered as they interact daily with their immediate and outside
environment.

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Published

2011-10-01

How to Cite

Uchechi, A. A. . (2011). Developing Teaching Manpower Through Emerging Myths and Realities in Nigeria Institutions. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 1(3), 31. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/jesr/article/view/11728