PQE 006 – The Teaching Profession – Course Contents
NB – The course has been sub-divided into each category of teachers. You are advised to prepare for all categories
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|PQE 006. The Teaching Profession|
|Category D:||Category C:||Category B:||Category A:|
|NCE Teachers||Graduate Teachers||Master Teachers||Doctoral Teachers|
|Provisions of||Concept of profession;
teaching as a profession; professionalization of teaching in Nigeria; ethics of the teaching profession; teacher professional organisations; status of the teacher worldwide as provided by UNESCO/ILO; role of TRCN; Improving
|Historical development of teaching as a profession in Nigeria.|
|the TRCN Act||Provisions of the TRCN Act 31 of 1993.|
|CAP T3 and||Activities, programmes and policies of TRCN especially in the areas of|
|TRCN||i. Registration and licensing of teachers|
|mandates,||ii. Mandatory continuing professional education.|
|programmes,||iii. Induction and internship schemes.|
|successes,||iv. Control of professional misconduct, incompetence and negligence.|
|challenges and||v. Accreditation, monitoring and supervision of teacher education|
|Roles of subject||Etc.|
associations in the development of the teaching profession.
|attraction of teaching to
candidates for tertiary education.
TRCN Act, programmes and activities.
|Review of TRCN basic publications – Teachers Code of Conduct, Nigerian
Journal of Professional Teachers, etc.
Comparisons of the regulation of teaching in Nigeria and abroad. Comparisons of the regulation of teaching and other professions in Nigeria. Successes, challenges and strategies for the advancement of the teaching profession in Nigeria.