PRIMARY SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA

May 2018 | JONTTE


Corresponding Author E-mail: Ogudeesther@yahoo.com,stellaewesor@yahoo.com
Published: 3 May 2018

Abstracts


The main focus of this study is to highlight primary science teacher education program for effective classroom performance in Nigeria. This paper examined basic science and technology education, primary science teacher education, factors which influence pupil's performance in basic science and technology education, and the ways for improving basic science and technology education in Nigeria. In order to achieve the effective classroom performance in Nigeria, the paper recommended that there should be effective implementation of objective of basic science and technology education, sufficient qualified teachers in all the primary schools, effective delivery of primary science textbooks, there should be adequate funding by the major stakeholder (government). This will improve the teaching and learning of basic science and technology education in primary schools in Nigeria.

Keywords:

primary science teacher, basic science & technology, pupils

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