IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS TRAINING WORKSHOPS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS
The study investigated the impact assessment of MDGs teacher training workshops for English Language teachers in Bauchi State. The essence is to identify the various ways the MDGs workshops have impacted on the teaching of English Language by teachers. Based on this objective, five research questions and four hypotheses were raised for the study. The study adopted the qualitative survey research design. Relevant literatures were equally reviewed on the study. The study purposively sampled 40 English Language teachers and used them for the study. The study collected data using an observational checklist designed by the researcher and scrutinized by language expert. Analysis of data was by the application of means, frequency tables and t-test. Results obtained showed that the MDGs teacher training workshops impacted positively on the teaching of English Language. Specifically, the areas of concern were on listening, speaking, reading, writing and integrative skills. Based on the findings, the study concludes that there is a significant effect of MDGs training workshops on the teaching of English Language in Bauchi State. The study recommended among other things that more teachers should be selected to participate in the MDGs training workshops and that more facilitators need to be involved to reduce large class sizes.