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The Impact of Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-Tel) In Enhancing Tamale College of Education Tutors’ Competencies

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DR. SULEMANA IDDRISU MOHAMMED BASHIRU ALHASSAN ZAKARIA
Published Apr 26, 2018

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Training and retraining is an essential factor in building skills towards effective performance. In recent times, many programmes are initiated to facilitate teacher professional development. These include the tutor professional development programme funded by Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL). The aim of the study was to assess the impact of the programme on tutor competencies. The study sampled 43 tutors of Tamale College of Education. Questionnaire was employed in gathering data from the field for analysis using simple frequencies. The findings revealed that, the programme had a positive influence on developing tutors’ competencies which resulted in influencing tutor positive perception about professional development.

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