Islamic Teacher Preparation in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects

  • UO Abdullah
  • L Adedeji

Abstract



This paper examines the challenges facing Islamic Teacher preparation in Nigerian universities through a consideration of a number of input factors ranging from admission criteria, course content, teaching practice programme, evaluation of student achievement, particularly in the affective domain, organizational climate, in-service training of teachers and follow-up programmes for new teachers. The paper further establishes the relevance and practicability of the objectives of Islamic Teacher Education and suggests systems or models for its effective implementation.

Keywords: Teacher Preparation; Islamic Teacher; In- Service Training.

International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4 (1) 2008: pp. 175-182
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