HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE SCHOOL

School of Secondary Education (Science Programmes) is one of the oldest schools in the College. Currently, there are seven (7) departments that make up the school. These are:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Integrated Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physics

The School is as old as the College as it came into existence in 1977 and has since been committed to contributing to the development of the College, society and the country at large.

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES

The School of Secondary Education (Science Programmes) share the same vision and mission with the College.

Vision:

The School is established basically for the production of quality NCE teachers in the areas of science who are competent to handle both the normal students and the students with special needs at both primary and junior secondary school levels. These levels are otherwise regarded as the Basic education levels.

Mission:

The laudable vision above is being achieved through:

  • Ensuring the availability of conducive teaching and learning environment.
  • Assisting the College in the appointment of seasoned personnel (academic and non-teaching) who are to carry out the specialized services.
  • Organizing and attending academic conferences seminars and workshops for upgrading the knowledge and competence of staff for effectiveness and efficiency in the performance of their chosen careers.
  • Participating in periodic review of academic programme as deemed fit by the controlling body, the NCCE, such that the preparation of manpower would meet the current needs and aspirations of the society.
  • Providing incentives through, recommendation of deserving staff for promotion so as to ensure effectiveness and efficiency at work as well as job satisfaction.
  • Proper supervision of academic programmes by the Dean and the HODs to ensure effective performance and conformity with the acceptable pattern and standard.
  • Supervising students on teaching practice and SIWES to ensure acquisition of relevant skills and competence in teaching and vocational education.
  • Supervising students’ projects to inculcate in students’ knowledge of research and paper writing as part of teachers’ preparation programmes.
  • Engaging students in sports and games to ensure their all-round development.
  • Conducting tests and supervising examinations to evaluate the students’ learning and capability for promotion into high and more complex learning.