The Social Sciences

Year: 2011
Volume: 6
Issue: 5
Page No. 350 - 356

Teacher Education in Nigeria: Challenges to Educational Administrators in the 21st Century

Authors : E.D. Nakpodia and James Urien

Abstract: This study conducts a comprehensive assessment of the role of educational administrators in Nigeria in view of the dynamism of the constantly changing political and economic landscape. The study presents information and recommendations on how teachers training and continuous professional development can be positively influenced by the school administrators which has posed as challenges to educational administrators in the 21st century. This is because teachers are very important in the overall development of any nation through their impact the educational system. It is obvious that teacher education is a process for continues updating of teacher’s knowledge, skills and interest in their chosen field. Hence, it is a challenge for educational administrators to play several roles in teacher education in Nigeria.

How to cite this article:

E.D. Nakpodia and James Urien, 2011. Teacher Education in Nigeria: Challenges to Educational Administrators in the 21st Century. The Social Sciences, 6: 350-356.

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