The role of research in teacher training and development: Case studies from NigeriaWalker, Judith-Ann Cruz-Zuniga, MarthaAdefeso-Olateju, Modupe 2014
The report begins with the current state and challenges of teacher development training in Nigeria and examines the differences between teacher training in the public and private sectors. It continues by highlighting innovative policies, programs, and actors currently emerging in the field of teacher training and development. The report then analyzes two non-state models which are using research as a means to address issues in teacher development; one is a research project and the other a pilot project. Information is gathered through a combination of research and interventions including teacher training. The report closes by offering the insights that a research-based approach can bring to solving the challenges facing teacher development and training in Nigeria.