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Basic Prerequisites of Primary Schools’ Classrooms Ambience for Excellent Teaching and Learning

Received: 18 October 2023    Accepted: 10 November 2023    Published: 21 February 2024
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Primary education is the foundation of the entire education system in Nigeria. Excellent teaching and learning is unavoidably inevitable for good and solid foundation to be laid for other levels. The classroom is the room where this all important activities take place. The paper unveiled the worrisome status of primary school classroom environment that discourages and mitigates excellent teaching and learning. The purpose of the paper was to examine basic prerequisites of primary schools’ classroom ambience for excellent teaching and learning. The design of the study was review of previous and pertinent literature relevant to the study. Stimulation, Individualisation and Naturalness (SIN) were identified as prerequisites of classroom ambience for excellent teaching and learning in primary schools. Based on this, the paper recommended strict compliance to SIN as compulsory for pupils’ classroom before approval is granted and routine supervision of schools as a measure to ensure compliance.

DOI 10.11648/j.ijeedu.20241301.11
Published in International Journal of Elementary Education (Volume 13, Issue 1, March 2024)
Page(s) 1-7
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Classroom Ambiance, Primary Education, Teaching and Learning, SIN

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  • Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, Federal College of Education, Kontagora, Nigeria

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