Objectives

To produce highly qualified teachers to teach school subjects at all levels of education in Nigeria and to train educational administrators, guidance counsellors, adult educators, physical and health educators who would be able to function effectively in their areas of specialization after graduation;
 To produce scholars of high calibre at postgraduate levels capable of educating teachers in higher institutions of learning or holding top positions in the educational and other sectors of the economy;
To promote the growth and development of sound education in the country through rendering of consultancy services to governments, educational institutions, industry and the nation as a whole; and to enhance the improvement of teaching standards through the encouragement of in-service training programmes for serving teachers;
To promote high standards of teaching and learning in Nigerian educational institutions.

The Faculty is committed to the pursuance of the following ideals:
Conducting research into the complex processes of teaching and learning which have relevance to education in Nigeria;
     Providing the necessary data on which policy makers can base their decisions; and
     Disseminating grounded research findings and/or policies to schools through graduate teachers, and publications in books and reputable learned journals.
The Faculty of Education collaborates with the Faculties of Arts, Business Administration, Science, and Social Sciences in the teaching of subject content in all undergraduate programmes

 Teaching:
(i)           The objectives of the Faculty are:
a.       To prepare professional graduate teachers competent to teach at various levels of post-primary educational institutions;
b.      To provide teachers/lecturers of high caliber at postgraduate levels capable of educating teachers in higher institutions of learning or holding top positions in ministries of education and Parastatals;
 c.      To promote high standards of teaching through mandatory participation in practical teaching by all student teachers.

Research:
The Faculty is committed to the pursuance of the following ideals:
a. To conduct research into the complex processes of teaching and learning which have relevance to education in Nigeria;.
b. To provide the necessary data on which policy makers can base their decisions;
c. To disseminate grounded research findings and/or policies to schools through graduating teachers; book publications and publications in reputable learned journals.

 Service to the community and the Nation

 The Faculty is poised:
a. To produce highly qualified teachers to teach school subjects at an levels of education in Nigeria and to train educational administrators, guidance counselors, adult educators, physical and health educators, science and technology teachers and arts and social sciences teachers who would be able to function effectively in their areas of specialization after graduation;
b. To promote the growth and development of sound education in the country through rendering of consultancy services to governments, educational institutions, industry, and the nation as a whole;
c. To enhance the improvement of teaching standards through the encouragement of in-service training programmes for serving teachers.