IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 8, August 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Ogunjemilua Abiodun A., Adegboye Ademola A.
It is an undisputable fact that no education style can rise above the quality of its teachers. Teacher education advancement will determine the position of the country in the comity of nations. Hence, the nation’s development can only be enhanced by the quality of education given to her citizens. This paper therefore, discusses the meaning of teacher education, historical development of teacher education in Nigeria, present position of teacher education, relevance of teacher education, aims of teacher education, problems militating against teacher education in the country and various strategies taken by the government to promote the growth and development of teacher education in Nigeria examined.