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INFLUENCE OF CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMMES ON TEACHERS? LESSON PREPARATION AND CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT SKILLS IN LOWER BASIC SCHOOLS IN THE GAMBIA

Volume: 38  ,  Issue: 1 , October    Published Date: 11 October 2019
Publisher Name: IJRP
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# Author Name
1 Oladotun Opeoluwa Olagbaju

Abstract

Abstract

There is no nation that can rise above the quality of her teachers. Therefore, capacity development programmes for teachers is a prerequisite for national development. Several factors enhance the quality of learning in classrooms notable among them is lesson preparation and classroom management. This study determined the influence of capacity building programmes on lower basic teachers’ lesson preparation and classroom management. Two hypotheses were raised in the study and the research design is a survey. 300 teachers participated in the study and the data were analysed using linear regression and ANOVA statistics. The results showed that capacity building programmes significantly influenced teachers’ lesson preparation and classroom management. Recommendations were made for the government and other stakeholders to conduct and supervise capacity building training programmes for teachers.

Keywords

  • Education
  • Capacity Building
  • Education
  • Skill Acquisition
  • Training