THE NEED FOR BIOLOGY TEACHERS' EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA BEYOND YEAR 2020
Keywords:biology teaching methods, teaching skills, biology resources
The importance of biology teacher education and development in Nigeria
beyond year 2020 cannot be over emphasized. This is because when in-service
biology teachers are properly educated on basic principles of teaching,
characteristics of good teaching, desirable teachers behaviors, how to utilize
various new biology teaching methods, teaching skills and biology resources,
application of principles of motivation as well as utilization of ICT (information and communication technology) especially application of CAI (computer assisted instruction), CMI (computer-managed instruction), e-teaching methods for teaching their students, these biology students will achieve very high in their examination especially in senior secondary school certificate examinations (SSCE) being organized by WAEC (West African Examination Council) and NECO (National Examination Council).