Dr. Mamman Musa
Welcome Message from the H.O.D of Science Education
In 1968, when the Faculty of Education was established, the Department of Education became one of its components with staff strength of about seven, mostly expatriates. It was vested with the responsibilities of designing and implementing curricular that led to the award of degrees: BSc. (ed) and BA (ed) degrees. Later on BEd degrees were established which were run based on academic structure of two years. In the course of time, the department grew both in number of academic programmes (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and staff size. At its 441st meeting held on 25th August 2011, the Senate was informed of the NUC’s approval for the establishment of four departments derived from the former Department of Education with the Department of Science Education as one of them consisting of the following degree programmes:
The philosophy of the Science Education/Mathematics programmes hinge on the following:-
a. To provide manpower needs in Science Education for the nation’s education system.
b. To provide quality Science/Mathematics teacher education in Education/Mathematics programmes for the nation in the era of Information Technology.
Our Aims and Objectivesa. To acquire adequate breadth and depth of knowledge in Science Education/Mathematics Education.
b. To inculcate competency in practical classroom teaching and management in Science Education/Mathematics Education.
c. To make the teachers of Science Education/Mathematics to be creative and resourceful in their teaching by applying new teaching techniques in the classroom.
d. To enable teachers meet up to the challenges modern Science Education/Mathematics Education development.