Vocational Education Teacher

Special Education Teacher – 5 Essential Qualities Of A Good SEN Teacher

June 26th, 2017

The fundamental rule of imparting special education to children with special learning needs is to accept the child ‘at his or her individual’ level and to design a learning program best suited to the strengths of the individual.

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Towards A Better Teachers’ Performance Management in Nigeria: The Balance Scorecard Approach

June 19th, 2017

Introduction

Education is sacrosanct to national development. Education and national development are the two sides of a coin that mutually reinforce and challenge each other. Jega [1997] affirmed, “Education is generally regarded as a necessary and essential requirement for national development. It is central to socioeconomic and technological advancement, and it is critical to self-sustaining and self-generating process of positive transformation of modern society.”

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Special Education Teachers

June 11th, 2017

Special education can be defined as specially configured instructions and other education-related services to meet the educational, social, emotional, and vocational needs of students with disabilities. Special education teachers educate students who have various types of disabilities, including speech or language impairments, mental retardation, emotional distress, hearing impairments, orthopedic impairments, multiple disabilities, specific learning disabilities, visual impairments, autism, combined blindness and deafness, traumatic brain injury, and other health impairments. A special educator has to work with students of all ages from infants and toddlers, students in elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as youths. The special educator’s job also involves working with a team of professionals, i.e., doctors, speech pathologists, social workers, orthopedists, psychiatrists, counselors, etc. The teaching methods and techniques in special education would vary based on the disability and it would also vary from individual to individual.

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