About The Faculty of Education

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Prof. A.M Maisamari

Dean, Faculty of Education

To produce sound educationists, educators teachers of various disciplines and researchers who will be able to develop in students an appreciation and understanding of functional and lifelong education process.

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The College of Arts and Education at inception had five Departments namely Counselling and Science Education, English and Literary Studies, Foundations, Arts and Social Science Education, History and Theatre Arts. By 2000/2001 academic session, the collegiate system was jettisoned by the University Senate in favour of a Faculty system, and the College of Arts and Education was split into two entities: Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Education. The Faculty of Education became a full-fledged faculty with two departments: Department of Counselling and Science Education with four Degree programmes, and Department of Foundation Arts and Social Science Education with four Degree programmes as well.

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FACULTY

The faculty of Science is one of the foundation faculties in the University in the 1990/1991 session. At inception the Faculty had thirteen academic staff and six technologists. The foundation Dean of the Faculty was Prof. A.A. Olatunde. With just four programmes in the 1990/91 session, at the Bachelors degree the Faculty now has well eight programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

There are about fifty-one (51) academic staff in the Faculty out of which eight are Professors. There are nine (9) senior technologists in the various laboratories in the Faculty.

VISION

To produce sound educationists, educators teachers of various disciplines and researchers who will be able to develop in students an appreciation and understanding of functional and lifelong education process.

MISSION

The moulding of highly competent and well motivated teachers, educationists, educators and researchers to meet contemporary educational challenges. The Faculty’s degree programmes were expanded in 2006 and the Departments restructured. Two additional departments were established by the University Senate. Currently, the Faculty has five Departments and 19 programmes as follows:

PHILOSOPHY OF THE FACULTY

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties

Our Departments

Arts Education


Arts Education

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Educational Foundations

Educational Foundations

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Educational Management

Educational Management

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Science Education


Science Education

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Social Science Education

Social Science Education

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Environmental Education

Enviromental Education

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Guidance and Counselling

Guidance and Counselling

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