TRCN PQE Syllabus: The Teaching Profession – PQE 006
|PQE 006. The Teaching Profession|
|Category D:||Category C:||Category B:||Category A:|
|NCE Teachers||Graduate Teachers||Master Teachers||Doctoral Teachers|
the TRCN Act
CAP T3 and
Roles of subject and professional
associations in the development of the teaching profession.
|Concept of profession;
teaching as a profession; professionalization of teaching in Nigeria; ethics of the teaching profession; teacher professional organisations; status of the teacher worldwide as provided by UNESCO/ILO; role of TRCN; Improving attraction of teaching to
candidates for tertiary education.
TRCN Act, programmes and activities.
|Historical development of teaching as a profession in Nigeria.
Provisions of the TRCN Act 31 of 1993.
Activities, programmes and policies of TRCN especially in the areas of
i. Registration and licensing of teachers
ii. Mandatory continuing professional education.
iii. Induction and internship schemes.
iv. Control of professional misconduct, incompetence and negligence.
v. Accreditation, monitoring and supervision of teacher education
Etc.Review of TRCN basic publications – Teachers Code of Conduct, Nigerian
Journal of Professional Teachers, etc.
Comparisons of the regulation of teaching in Nigeria and abroad. Comparisons of the regulation of teaching and other professions in Nigeria. Successes, challenges and strategies for the advancement of the teaching profession in Nigeria.