Primary Education (PED) aims at training students to become teachers with sufficient knowledge of the Primary School Curriculum, skills, attitude and methods to enable them teach the subjects of Primary 1 â€“ 6 as contained in the National Curriculum, produced by the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council.
OBJECTIVES a. At the end of the course students should be able to: b. Demonstrate familiarity with the contents of the Primary School Curriculum. c. Communicate effectively in a classroom situation d. Teach effectively at Primary School level; e. Exhibit a working knowledge of at least one major Nigerian languages, other than mother tongue; f. Exhibit appropriate behavior in classroom management; g. Demonstrate school management skills and supervisory roles; h. Implement the curriculum, write lesson plan, and teach effectively; i. Improvise/produce instructional aids using local materials; and j. Develop the attitude to continue learning. k. Write an intelligible report of a project which he/she has undertaken;
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSC) or G.C.E. â€˜Oâ€™ Level with credits in 4 subjects (including English Language and Mathematics )at no more than two sittings. A Grade II Teacherâ€™s Certificate (TC II) with 4 credits or merits in 4 subjects including English and Mathematics. All candidates wishing to be considered for admission must write and pass the selection examination organised by JAMB. Successful candidates in the Pre-NCE final examination who take and succeed in a selection examination organised by JAMB are also qualified for admission.