Teachers��? psychological strategies and competencies in enhancing the quality of teachinglearning in secondary schools


ASIKHIA Olubusayo

The issue of qualitative teaching- learning process has generated academic interest in recent times. This is because the quality of education is directly or indirectly linked to teacher’s adequacy, qualification, and skills otherwise known as competence. This paper therefore, focuses on the meaning, nature and relevance of psychology to teaching- learning and the psychological competencies of teachers which include key, basic and special competences and Specification of Instructional/Behavioural Objectives, Task Analysis, Selection, Modification, and Use of Instructional Materials, Selection and Use of Instructional Strategies, Evaluation of Pupils’ Progress, Utilization of Resources and Behaviour Management. This is a sine-qua-non for qualitative teaching-learning in our schools.


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