African Journal of
Mathematics and Computer Science Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Math. Comput. Sci. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9731
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMCSR
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 261

Full Length Research Paper

Curriculum development and evaluation: New dimensions to enriching Mathematics Education in Nigeria

Iyekekpolor S. A. O.
  • Iyekekpolor S. A. O.
  • Taraba State University, Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria.
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Francis Uveruveh
  • Francis Uveruveh
  • Department of Mathematics, College of Education, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 22 April 2022
  •  Accepted: 11 August 2022
  •  Published: 31 March 2023


This paper makes a case for curriculum development and evaluation. It emphasized the new dimensions to enrich mathematics education in Nigeria. The paper therefore examined the meaning of curriculum. It highlighted issues involved in planning the mathematics education curriculum such as purpose of the curriculum, current knowledge level of students and materials. Also, it examined the practical aspect of developing the mathematics education curriculum as well as the implementation of the mathematics education curriculum and dissemination. Besides, the paper highlighted the evaluation process in mathematics class as well as evaluation problems and solutions in mathematics education. The paper recommended that the opinions of teachers, school authorities and students should be sought in curriculum development in Nigeria as well as field validation and face validation of curriculum materials in mathematics education.

Key words: Curriculum development, evaluation, mathematics education, curriculum dissemination.