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The Programme vision is to have committed teachers with content knowledge, pedagogical skills and attitude to improve the quality of learning in basic education The mission is to build a sustainable system for teacher education in collaboration with relevant stakeholders

Teachers Development Programme

Developing committed teachers with the knowledge and skills to improve learning quality

The Teacher Development Programme (TDP) is funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and managed by the Cambridge Education Nigeria Limited, a member of the Mott MacDonald Group. The Programme is working with relevant federal and state Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to improve the capacity of teachers and the delivery of teacher education in Nigeria.

TDP commenced programme implementation in 2013 and at the end of six years (2019) the Programme will support the in-service training of 62,000 basic education teachers, 4000 student teachers and 816 teacher educators in five states including Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina and Zamfara states.

The purpose of the Programme is to significantly strengthen teacher education process in Nigeria leading to the production of more effective teacher educators and teachers and thereby improving the life chances of up to two million school children.

Our Values and Specific Objectives

  1. Improve in-service training of primary and junior secondary school teachers
  2. Develop more effective teacher educators of primary and junior secondary school teachers; and
  3. Strengthen evidence-based research informing decisions on teachers' effectiveness and efficiency

Our Mission

To build sustainable systems for teacher education in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

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