ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE EDUCATION
The Department of Science Education was carved out of the defunct Department of Education of the Faculty of Education in September 2019. The pioneer Head of the Department is Prof O. A. Adepoju. Presently, seven undergraduate and one M.Ed. and a PhD programme in Science Education are offered by the Department.
The Department of Science Education offers a comprehensive study programme aimed at producing competent teachers primarily to teach relevant science subjects at the secondary school level of the educational system. Also, the Department provides advanced specialized training to researchers in Science Education.
The basic objective of the Department of Science Education is to train Science teachers who are both academically and professionally competent to educate learners basically in the sciences.
All programmes in the Department of Science Education are geared towards enhancing the employability of graduates in a wide array of sectors including but not limited to all sectors of the educational system (both public and private), public examination bodies, industries related to content areas of specialization, and eduprenureship ventures.