OPTIMISING OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING FOR TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS IN UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, AKOKA, NIGERIA
The world needs better teachers and more teachers. The Dakar conference revealed that there were still more than 100 million children out of school: they need teachers as the world moves towards the 2015 target of education for all. And we need to raise the skills of the existing 60 million teachers, too many of whom are untrained and unqualified. Beyond that, the skills and knowledge all teachers need are no longer fixed and familiar targets but moving ones. Teachers therefore need more opportunities than ever before to go on learning throughout their careers. One of the ways of strengthening the teaching profession is to use distance education or open and distance learning.
Amadi Mrtha Nkechinyere (Ph.D)
Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa DETA Conference 2011
Curriculum and Course Design Effectiveness Open and Distance Learning Optimizing profession Teachers Technology