n Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies - Capacity building strategies for teachers and sustainable development in universities in Cross River State of Nigeria

Volume 6, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 2141-6990
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This study investigated strategies for capacity building for teachers' and sustainable development in Universities in Cross River State in Nigeria. Three research questions were posed and three hypotheses were formulated for the study. The design for this study was descriptive survey. The population of this study consisted of all the lecturers in University of Calabar and Cross River University of Technology. A sample of 399 respondents was purposively selected for the study from University of Calabar and Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) out of a population of 1,330 lecturers. The research instrument used in this study was questionnaire titled "capacity building strategies for teachers Questionnaire (CBSTQ) developed by the researcher. Based on the findings, the researcher recommended among others that for human capacity development to succeed, teachers in higher education should be exposed to a continuous professional development and training programmes to enable them to be more productive and adapt to the changing world of teaching and research in the highly competitive and globalized economy. The study also recommended that efforts should be made to improve on the conditions of school buildings, where staff and students spend the majority of their educational experience in order to impact effectively on teaching and learning of those concerned.

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