Inaugural lecture series / University of Benin
Reflections on becoming a teacher and the challenges of teacher education
John O. Afe
- In this lecture, the context and conditions of becoming a teacher from the time of being selected into the programme, through the process of training and being retained to teach are discussed within the framework of Teacher Education in Nigeria. First, the concepts and the history of teacher education are examined. Then, some critical issues as well as my personal research efforts on teacher education are discussed. Finally, recommendations for meeting the challenges of Teacher Education in Nigeria are made.