CHALLENGES IN THE ACQUISITION OF FINE AND APPLIED ARTS SKILLS IN TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN THE 21ST CENTURY IN NIGERIA

January 2019 | JONTTE


Corresponding Author E-mail: ogudeesther@yahoo.com
Published: 10 January 2019

Abstracts


Education is the driving force for knowledge, skill acquisition and development.
Investment in education raises the quality and standard of living of a nation.
This paper attempts to explain concept and relevance of 21st century skills in the
acquisition of skills in fine and applied arts in Nigeria colleges of education,
teacher education program and the challenges. The paper recommended ways
forward out of these challenges such as adequate provisions of infrastructure,
proper funding, provision of ICT centers/modern instructional materials and
vibrant staff development to ensure efficient and effective teacher education
programme in Nigeria.

Keywords:

Education, 21stcentury skills, acquisition of skills, fine and applied
arts education, challenges.


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