101 WAYS TO IMPROVE SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION IN NIGERIA…PRACTICAL POINTS OF VIEW OF AN EXPERIENCED EDUCATOR (9)

101 WAYS TO IMPROVE SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION IN NIGERIA…PRACTICAL POINTS OF VIEW OF AN EXPERIENCED EDUCATOR (9)

 

Continued from here…101 WAYS TO IMPROVE SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION IN NIGERIA…PRACTICAL POINTS OF VIEW OF AN EXPERIENCED EDUCATOR (8)

81.Schools and tutors need to take record keeping seriously.

82.Different approaches and teaching techniques will be essential for some students. Best method for classroom control than caning.

83.More admin staff required in most public and private schools.

84.Schools should have maintenance managers like in LGAs and LCDAs. Their job descriptions will cover taking care of maintenance and security of hard ware in each school. At least one person should be engaged to landscape government schools and make them look more attractive
85.All teachers need classroom strategic training for 3 – 6 months. For every graduate teacher this should be regarded as training for professionalization.

86.Many teachers and school administrators have been observed to exhibit many weaknesses which definitely need some attention. For these, teachers and management ought to attend relevant seminars and conferences. Relevant weaknesses can be found here:
a) https://lagosbooksclub.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/40-staff-weaknesses-common-in-nigerian-secondary-schoolspublic-and-private/

b) https://lagosbooksclub.wordpress.com/2012/11/18/25-ways-school-managersstaff-expose-their-weaknesses-i

87.Tutors need to know how to provide substitute or self – made teaching aids where those expected are not available.

88.Why do we allow British / American / Turkish and other curricula to run pari passu with those of WAEC / NECO/ JSCE?

89. Since lesson notes are usually submitted after lessons many so-called HODs are not even qualified to conduct corrective supervision before been used for students. This atmosphere on non-professionalism and non – training lead to bad preparations of lesson notes.

90. Generally speaking many school examinations are faulty. A direct consequence of this is that continuous assessment and test scores are unrealistic and parents reading them are being misled.

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