Cost constraints and the quality of teacher education programmes in Nigeria's South-west Universities
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Occasional papers education and lifelong learning
This study examines the professional development nced" 01' teachers, the quality of training provision, what motivates teachers to participatl' in pr()k:-.- sional programmes" and who shoulders the cost of prokssiol1J.\ d cvc-lop mc nt or teachers. T 1C il1ycstigation \Y.1S guidcd h)' fiyc 1-CSC<1I-ch quest ions. R~'Il'\-':\llt li t c-rature was reviewed. The stuF,ly adopt? a sun-ey design approach; J.ncl the p.nt icipants wer e graduate trainee teachers. 'Through purposivc ancl ran dorn :-'J.lllpling technique, 300 teachers w cre selected and the instrument [or dJtJ collection "-,1,' questionnaire. Correlation) regression and factor anal ;-sis \\-CH.' t h.: l\.'st stL1lisl il .. The study "ound that all the participants agreed on the nee-cl for lcJchlT pr(lk:-,- sional dcvclopmcnt , equitable r cvvar c] system anc] 0\1 tlw Ill'C<l r()r g(l\ cru m rn t to subsidise the cost or tcachcrs' professional Jc\-elopmcl1t. Rculmmcn<lJti()Il!'-> \\ c rc made \yhich would act as motivation <?r teachers to cnroll on continuing \1ro!'c<;- sional development programme.s.
National certificate in education , In-service teacher education programmes , Professional development programmes , Quality of teacher education programmes , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Uzoka, N.E. (2012). Cost constraints and the quality of teacher education programmes in Nigeria's South-west Universities. Occasional papers in education and lifelong learning an international journal, 6(1&2), 110-131p.