This paper focused on the future of college of education in Nigeria: the roles of
reforms and innovation. It also examined the concept of colleges of education in
Nigeria, reforms and renovations in teacher education; purpose of teacher
education, constraints to reforms and renovations in teacher education;
towards restoring the future of colleges of education through reforms and
renovations. In order to restore the future of our teacher educations it was
recommended that: professional development programs should be organized for
teachers to retain their relevance with societal development trends; reforms in
teacher education should be adequately planned and implemented accordingly;
educational experts should be given the chance to plan education
professionally; and reforms in education should involve stakeholders as to
reflect their ambition and aspirations and also to ensure their involvement to
facilitating the reform process.
future, college of education, reforms and innovations.