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SMC
Professional Course
Communication in Education – The Functional Skills for Teachers

Functional Skills for Teachers, has been designed by the School of Media and Communication (SMC), Pan-Atlantic University, to tackle identified communication barriers that constitute obstacles to effective teaching and learning. Its necessity stems from the fact that teaching and learning are inextricably linked to communication to as much as over 70%.

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Date

Mar 18, 2021

Cost

₦ 120,000

Length

2 Days

  • Date

    Mar 18, 2021

  • Cost

    ₦ 120,000

  • Length

    2 Days

Introduction

Functional skills for teachers consist possessing the right teaching communication skills’, combined with other qualities such as leadership, understanding, patience, listening skills, mentoring/problem solving skills and the ability to inspire and motivate. Addressing the communication challenge in the teaching-learning engagement will presumably prepare the ground for a quantum improvement in the quality of education in our nation.

Drawing from the SMC’s pedigree in practical training, the “Communication in Education” programme will further contribute towards the improvement of education standards in Nigeria.

Objectives

Some of the objectives of the course include:

  • Understand the role of communication in the enhancement of teaching and learning within and outside the school environment.
  • Understand communication barriers in teaching and learning environment.
  • Understand the skills needed to communicate non-verbally with their students.
  • Understand and utilize good speaking skills in different situations, task, actions and results.

For Whom

The course is meant for primary and secondary school teachers and administrators.

Course Fees

N 120,000 (without accommodation)

N 159,000 (with accommodation for 2 nights + dinner)

Contact information

Opeyemi – 0806 638 5629, 0805 812 7207

Damilola - 08063237056

Isaac – 0803 346 0440

Email – professionaleducation@smc.edu.ng; info@smc.edu.ng

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