Teachers’ Perception of the new Nine-Year Basic Education Mathematics Curriculum in Nigeria

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International Journal of Mathematical Trends and Technology (IJMTT)          
 
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Volume-3 Issue-1                           
Year of Publication : 2012
Authors : Adeneye Olarewaju Adeleye Awofala, Samuel Adejare Ola-Oluwa , Alfred Olufemi Fatade

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Adeneye Olarewaju Adeleye Awofala, Samuel Adejare Ola-Oluwa , Alfred Olufemi Fatade "Teachers’ Perception of the new Nine-Year Basic Education Mathematics Curriculum in Nigeria"International Journal of Mathematical Trends and Technology (IJMTT),V3(1):1-6.June 2012. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract
The study investigated the perception of primary and junior secondary mathematics teachers on the new nine-year basic education mathematics curriculum in Nigeria. A descriptive survey design was adopted for the study and the participants were two hundred experienced mathematics teachers in forty public primary schools and twenty junior secondary schools in Calabar Municipality and Calabar North Local Government Areas of Cross River State, Nigeria. One instrument tagged “perception of teachers of the new basic education mathematics curriculum’’ was used for data collection. The results showed that teachers’.

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Keywords
Teacher perception, basic education, mathematics curriculum.