Quality Assurance of Teachers in the Implementation of the Curriculum of Technical and Vocational Education in Colleges of Education (Technical) in North Cental Nigeria
Egbita Attaochu, Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Abuja, Nigeria
IJAVET Volume 4, Number 2, ISSN 1947-8607 Publisher: IGI Global
This study was carried out to ascertain the quality assurance of teachers (lecturers) in the implementation of the curriculum of Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) in Colleges of Education (Technical) in North Central Nigeria. Two research questions were formulated and answered in this study. Survey research and evaluation designs were involved. The sample for the study was 60. A 18 cluster item questionnaire and 35 psycho-productive multiple choice test items were developed and utilized to collect data. The data collected were analysed using percentages, means and performance gap analysis to answer the research questions. Based on the result of the study, it was recommended that improvement programs such as reviewing of TVE curriculum, supervisory committee for TVE be set up, qualified TVE teachers, Pruning down of curriculum of TVE to relevant content areas, small scale business management and entrepreneurial training should constitute TVE curriculum, accreditation of TVE courses should be based on well equipped workshop for skills development, short courses, seminars and workshops be organised to improve the quality of the teachers.
Attaochu, E. (2013). Quality Assurance of Teachers in the Implementation of the Curriculum of Technical and Vocational Education in Colleges of Education (Technical) in North Cental Nigeria. International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 4(2), 34-43. IGI Global.