Research Papers/Topics in Teacher Education

Teacher Professionalism and Nigeria's National Development

Teacher professionalism is the driving force for educational improvement and national development, particularly now that the education system is riddled with so many challenges and conflicting pressures. Investing in teacher professional development is one way that a nation’s educational system can improve, and by doing so, ensure that students receive the high-quality teaching they need to succeed. The paper defines who a teacher is and discusses the concept of professi...

Principals’ Use of Teleconferencing and Administrative Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Akwa Ibom State - Nigeria

The study examined principals’ use of teleconferencing and administrative effectiveness in secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State. It investigated the availability level of teleconferencing facilities in schools, the perceived benefits of principals’ use of teleconferencing and the constraints facing principals’ use of teleconferencing for administrative effectiveness. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Three research questions and one hypothesis were postulated to ...

Teacher’s Participation in Quality Assurance in Private and Public Secondary Schools in Uyo Local Education Committee, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria: Administrators’ Perspective

The study explored teacher’s participation in quality assurance in private and public secondary schools in Uyo Local Education Committee, Akwa Ibom State. Four research questions and four null hypotheses were raised to guide the study. The ex-post facto survey design was used to carry out this study. The population of the study comprised 64 principals distributed into 64 private and public schools in Uyo Local Education Committee. Random sampling technique was used to select 28 principa...