This study attempts to investigate student’s teacher perception of
the quality of teaching practice supervision. The purpose being to determine
the issues involved in this exercise, highlight how supervision are done, the
relationship between supervision and students supervisor disposition as regard
discussing and teaching students on areas of expectation. Some research
questions were asked to guide the study, which include nature of supervision,
deposition of supervisor and supervisor’s relation with students/human
relations. Time factor and the over assessment of the supervision exercise. The
population was drawn from the find year students of college of education,
Ekiadolor Benin who has undergone teaching practice.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Background of the study
Statement of the problem
Purpose of study
Significance of the study
Scope and delimitation of study
Definition of terms
Analysis and interpretation of
Discussion of finding
Summary, Conclusion and
BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
In the world today, teacher’s education remaining a thing of focus, because of
its role in national development through political economical and social
development to meet societal needs. That is the reason of the value of
instrument depends to a large extent on the quality of a professional training
of teachers. Hence an enviable opportunity to acquire competence needed for
effective teaching in the area of imparting knowledge, helping those being
taught to become more aware of their talents, power and how to use them and so
Similarly, in teacher education, adequate preparation of the student’s teacher
for his task is very important for his/her success in field of experience such
field experience is a core aspect in the training of teachers and often
referred to as teaching practice. In Nigeria, students teacher here often adopt
practice from experience teachers, which are not in line with the demands of
current educational objective. The mistakes of current educational objective.
The mistakes have contributed to the failure of many teachers in the classroom
while pupils too become dropouts. The overall effect for their professional
calling is the falling standard in education of our country. Hence, teaching
practice is essentially that which come into existence in the 19th century. Its roots grew over the
years to assure on indispensable and distinct competent of teachers training
program met any level. It is a requirement that have its blue prints in Nigeria
National Policy of Education (1998) the third competent of teacher education
curriculum similarly, in the college of education, Ekiadolor-Benin, teaching
practice is taken as a core course of the curriculum and instruction what
lasted 10-15 weeks supervised teaching practice it began without credit load or
unit attached to it and as merely a requirement to graduates in education. But
now, teaching practice is weighed to carry a total of 6 credits for students in
college of Education in their final year.
Consequently, the scheme is been geared as a launching pad for the emergence of
a corps of highly dedicated, devoted and capable teachers who are highly
predisposed to innovation as well as purposeful pattern of teaching. This
imperative for quantitative and sound supervision. However, supervision entails
the cooperate efforts of coordinating the students teachers, the principal and
all members of staff of the cooperating school (i.e. school where teaching
practice exercise is done) including the college of education, the external supervisors
and the students teachers. Inspite of these various hands ni the scheme,
students teacher often come out complaining of one form of abnormality or the
other on the supervision exercises and supervision seems very vogue to reckon
with. It becomes necessary to investigate the student’s teacher perception on
the quality of teaching practice supervision among teachers.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Teaching practice was introduced like other practical experiences in
fulfillment of the certificate requirement of the teacher to be. It is an
experience every education students in the college of education must undergo it
was in view of the importance and necessary of teaching practice that the need
for a well programmed vitally well pattern follow to achieve meaningful
success. However, with the crop of grounding and graduating teachers being
varied in the scheme of professional growth, teachers education proficiency and
performance coupled with the decreasing standard of teacher education product
performance as well as the falling standard of education, the learning problems
seem burdensome to resolve. Even those in teaching practice their ordeal in
performance create worry over what ought to be and how it was done. Similarly
the series of flush resulting from improper coordination. Thus these variation
in assessing teacher during teaching practice. This will however, creates
desire to study the students teacher perception of the quality of teaching
practices supervision. To ascertain the effectiveness of supervision, the
following are being tested.
How did you supervisor treat your lesson note?
How many students were assessed in you school by your supervisor
Where did the supervisor stay in your class to supervise your lesson?
Did your supervisor hold any meeting with you after your teaching?
Was there any discussion with the school staff
Did your supervisor accept gift?
How was the behaviour of the supervisor to you?
Did you have any problem you would have wanted to discuss wity your supervisor?
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
The purpose of the study is to:
Determine the issues involved in teaching practice supervision
Highlight the obstacles constraints as well as various hindrances to the
quality supervision during teaching practice.
Suggest various ways quality supervision of teaching can be realized.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
is carried out with the issues, hindrances and prospect of quality supervision
of teaching practice in mind. Finding of this work will however, go a long way
in making the teaching practice supervision exercise a befitting one for the
planners and students involved in the programme. First the student’s teacher
will be made to realize the importance of the programme and to understand
various areas of interest to the students teacher to enhance his or her
profession. The students can see their supervisors as friends, helper and those
cooperative supervisors assisting useful means to getting the best.
supervising lecturers and other supervisors could learn how best to accomplish
the task. They will become innovative, creative, and versatile in handling
teachers to be during their teaching practice. It will help the practicing
school supervisor responsibilities in the exercise so that they can render the
necessary cooperation to those practicing colleagues in all spheres, the
programme so to have quality and better teachers.
educational knowledge involved will properly be called to the right place
thereby solving teaching/learning difficulties, which will be made effective
and both teachers trainees and students will gain academically,. It will also
help in making any necessary adjustment in the appointment of supervisor for
quality and effective exercise.
SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The study is
designed to find out students perception of the quality of teaching practice
supervision among lecturers. The study is restricted to College of Education,
Ekiadolor-Benin where the research hopes to get information from the present
year three (Yr 3) students only who have just been concluded their teaching
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Practicing School: The school
where a student teacher does his/her teaching practice under the supervision of
the permanent staff (subject teacher, principals, head of school/department) of
the school and supervisors from the subject teachers school.
Teaching practice: A learning
or trial service of students teachers who are sent to school under supervision
for a designated period of time. It is a device to develop the mind and body,
enhance professionally. Competence in them and practice of education as a
Supervision: It is the act of
overseeing to be in charge of students and responsible for making sure that
they do their work properly. It is to superintend over some one or a group of
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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