The Teacher Factor: A Major Challenge in the Management of Education for Environmental Security

Ada Joan Nike, Bua, Felix Terhile, Ogbaji Susan


Education is considered as a viable tool for developing human capacities and capabilities towards eliminating threats that may make the environment secured.  The teacher as the implementer of the school curriculum is central in achieving the aims and objectives of using education as a tool for inculcation into the learner, knowledge, skills and attitude that will lead to preserving the environment thereby ensuring security. This paper highlights the need for environmental education as a necessity for preventing threats that pose problems to the environment. The paper outlines a number of human activities that may damage the environment and create security problems. It was recommended among other things that effective management of education must be given emphasis at all levels and teacher preparation programmes must be strengthened in other to produce an effective teacher for our school system.


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