Islamic Teacher Education Curriculum in Nigeria: Challenges of 21st Century

Adegoke, K.A. (2010)

Staff publications

Book chapter

Islamic teacher education's curriculum in Nigerian schools has been facing a lot of challenges which are adversely affecting the successful handling of the teaching-learning exercise of the subject in Nigerian schools. This study examined the Islamic teacher education curriculum in Nigerian schools and some challenges in the 21st century. This study gives us conceptual definition of some keywords featuring in the paper. It also discusses the historical development of Islamic teacher education curriculum in Nigeria and its aims and objectives. This is followed by the challenges facing the effective teaching-learning exercise of the subject in Nigerian schools and the way forward in form of suggestion and recommendation for the gearing up of Islamic teacher education in the country.