Department of Science Education

FATOKUN Kehinde Victoria Funmilayo

Professor and Head of Department

Welcome to Department of Science Education

Welcome to Department of Science Education The department of Science Education has five newly approved programmes by the National Universities Commission (NUC) for Anchor University, Lagos beginning from the 2019/2020 academic session.
The vision of the Department of Science Education in the Faculty of Science and Science Education, Anchor University, Lagos, is to be the Department of choice on the African continent for:

  • • Prospective science educators equipped with cutting edge technologies for exhibiting and promoting 21st century skills during instructional practices.
  • • Competent learners pursuing excellence and innovation in teaching, service and research in a diverse environment.
  • • Individuals and organizations seeking partnerships with the scientific and technological community.

It is our mission to create, disseminate, and apply scientific knowledge through innovative teaching and learning experiences. We also aim at producing graduates with optimistic vision and commitment for the advancement of the nation educationally, by laying a solid foundation for a reliable manpower base in the educational sector.
Our department offers a wide variety of courses and degree programmes at the Bachelors (Honours) level. Our programmes can prepare students for employment in the education industry and equally prepare them for post graduate studies. The available programmes are:

  1. B.Sc (Ed) Biology Education
  2. B.Sc (Ed) Chemistry Education
  3. B.Sc (Ed) Computer Education
  4. B.Sc (Ed) Mathematics Education
  5. B.Sc (Ed) Physics Education

The curricular are prepared to meet the Minimum Academic Standards for Undergraduate Programmes of National Universities Commission (NUC). In addition, our students will be exposed to real life practical applications and experiences within and outside the university. Twelve weeks of teaching practice is also intended to afford the upcoming science educators cognate experience during their eight semesters training in the department to become professional science teachers (who having acquired knowledge and requisite skills should be able to impart the same effectively on their students afterwards).
Our department is committed to opening students' minds to the realities of its philosophy of learning to teach effectively and teaching for effective learning. Conducting educational researches and keeping abreast with curricular reforms and innovative uses of technology in order to boost our expertise remains our mandate.
Interested and qualified candidates can apply for admission into any of the available programmes. The mode of entry is either through UTME or Direct Entry.

U.T.M.E. Applicants

5 Credit passes in relevant subjects in the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent (including Mathematics and English) in addition to acceptable pass score in the University Matriculation Examination are the qualifications for admission into the four year Science Education degree programmes of Anchor University.

Direct Entry Applicants:

    Any one of the following qualifications is admissible for the three (3) year Science Education degree programmes:
  • i) A pass at merit level in a relevant Diploma Programme (provided the O/L requirements are satisfied).
  • ii) Passes in two (2) major subjects in relevant areas in the NCE with SSCE ‘O’ Level credit or its equivalent in five (5) subjects.
  • iii) Two (2) passes at the GCE A/L, JUPEB (Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board), IJMB (Interim Joint Matriculation Board) examination two (2) passes in relevant subjects in addition to the O Level requirements.

Department of Science Education Lecturers

FATOKUN Kehinde Victoria Funmilayo

Senior Lecturer at Anchor University, Lagos.