Capacity Building of Secondary School Teachers of English Language: A Panacea to Effective Teaching in the POST COVID-19 Era.

Authors

  • Ngozi Ezenwosu Curriculum Unit, Department of Educational Foundations, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
  • Adeline N. Anyanwu Adeline N. Anyanwu Curriculum Unit, Department of Educational Foundations, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
  • Ifeoma C. Metu Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
  • Nneka C. Ezeugo Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
  • Lydia I. Eleje Evaluation, Research and Statistics Unit, Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Anambra State, Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22159/ijoe.2022v10i6.46012

Keywords:

Capacity building; English language; teachers; secondary school; effective teaching

Abstract

This study investigated the capacity building of secondary school teachers of the English language in the Onitsha metropolis of Anambra State, Nigeria. A descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The study population size was one hundred and fourteen (114) secondary school teachers of English language from the 22 public secondary schools in the Onitsha metropolis. There was no sampling because the population was manageable. The instrument for data collection was a structured questionnaire developed by the researchers with 34 items measured on a 4-point linker scale. Three research questions guided the study while the data collected were analyzed using mean and standard deviation. Two experts from the Measurement and Evaluation Unit, Faculty of Education Nnamdi Azikiwe, validated the instrument. The findings revealed that teachers of the English language need capacity building in teaching some aspects of the language as well as in innovative methods of teaching the subject and in the use of some instructional materials, especially ICT gadgets. It was therefore recommended that in-service teachers of the English language should undergo capacity building once every term to enable them to update their knowledge and skill in English Language and be relevant.

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Published

30-08-2022

How to Cite

Ezenwosu, N., Anyanwu, A. N., Metu, I. C., Ezeugo, N. C., & Eleje, L. I. (2022). Capacity Building of Secondary School Teachers of English Language: A Panacea to Effective Teaching in the POST COVID-19 Era. Innovare Journal of Education, 10(6). https://doi.org/10.22159/ijoe.2022v10i6.46012

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