Emerging Challenges in Nigerian Teaching Profession: Way Forward

Tolutope Idowu Oke, Michael Olanrewaju Ogundele, Hauwa’u Muhammad Mainoma

Abstract


The paper examined the emerging challenges in Nigerian Teaching profession and way forward. The issues relating to the Teaching Professions, Concepts and the features of a Profession as compare to the teaching in Nigeria are also discussed. The Emerging challenges as discussed in this paper are; Poor Teachers’ Salary Structure and Other Remunerations, Deteriorating condition of resources allocation for enhance Teaching-Learning process, Differential Categorization of Teachers, Discriminative Political Interference and Low Degree of Autonomy is Accorded Teaching Profession and solutions were also suggested. It was however concluded that teaching Profession should be accorded high respect through adequate motivation, capacity buildings and ranked similarly with other Professions in Nigeria.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2017.v6n1p149


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