Gyang Pam Chundung, Jacinta M. Adhiambo, Shem Mwalw’a


The study investigated teachers’ use of visual aids in enhancing the teaching and learning process in the public primary schools Barkin-Ladi, Plateau State in Nigeria. The researchers employed a combination of both quantitative and qualitative approaches: survey and phenomenology. The study targeted public primary school teachers, pupils, head teachers, heads of sections, and supervisors. The researcher used stratified random sampling technique, and non-probability purposive random sampling method. The sample size of the study was: 254 teachers, 391 pupils, 90 head teachers, 3 heads of sections and 13 supervisors. Descriptive statistics: frequencies, percentages, and inferential statistics were used. The findings revealed that the use of different types of visual aids like real objects, diagrams, charts, flashcards, maps and drawings was appropriate to all subjects and relevant to the teaching and learning process. The study recommended that: The study recommended that: there is need for refresher courses, workshops, and conferences for the teachers to improve their skill of using different types of visual aids to the needs of the public primary school pupils, the government should help the public primary schools’ teachers by providing enough visual aids to use during the teaching and learning process, the education office should ensure that close supervision and monitoring of teachers is done promptly to ensure that the teachers use right materials to facilitate the teaching and learning process, and the head of department quality assurance, personnel manager, head of primary education section, supervisors, can also liaise with the head teachers to ensure that teachers are using different types of visual aids and redirect more resources for them, to improve teachers’ utilization and improvisation of different types of visual aids head teachers should monitor and ensure that teachers are using different types of visual aids.

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