TEACHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF LIFE-LONG EDUCATION

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Northeast Normal University

MASTERS PROGRAM
FACAULTY OF EDUCATION

RESEARCH ON TEACHER EDUCATION
TOPIC: TEACHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF LIFE-LONG EDUCATION

LECTURER: PROF. RAO CONG-MAN et al
PRESENTER: DIDAM BANENAT
DATE: JUNE, 2013.

CONTENTS
An overview of Nigeria
Introduction
Educational Structure of Nigeria
Management of the Educational System
Genesis of Teacher Education in Nigeria
Colleges of Education in Nigeria
The National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE)
The National Teachers’ Institution (NTI) Kaduna
Lifelong Education
Policy and Practice vis-à-vis Lifelong Education
Lifelong Teacher Education Model
The Challenges to Teacher Education
Suggestions for
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Although the FME has overall responsibility for formulating, harmonizing and coordinating policies and monitoring quality in service delivery in the education sector, the ministry is advised in the discharge of these responsibilities by the National Council on Education (NCE), the highest policy formulation body on educational matters which is composed of the Federal Minister of Education and the State Commissioners for Education. The NCE operates through the instrumentality of the Joint Consultative Committee on Education (JCCE), composed of professional officers of the Federal and State Ministries of Education. The consultative reference committees of the JCCE provide a veritable feedback mechanism for federal policies. The NCE provides a forum for consensus building on policy articulation that is to be implemented at the appropriate levels of government with some leeway for local peculiarities in policy implementation.
Genesis of Teacher Education in Nigeria
Teacher Education institutions started springing up in Nigeria since 1895 when the Hope-Waddel Training Institute was established in Calabar, followed by St. Andrew’s College, Oyo, in 1896. The British Colonial administration became involved in teacher training in 1914 when it established one institution in Bonny. In the Northern part of Nigeria one was established in 1909 at Nasarawa and another in 1921 at

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