The study investigated teachers’ awareness and perception of professional development activities in public secondary schools in Oyo Township. The descriptive survey research design was adopted. The participants were fifteen private secondary schools Oyo Township, Nigeria. Two instruments: Teachers’ Awareness of Professional Development Activities Questionnaire (r=0.87) and Teachers’ Perception of Professional Development Activities Questionnaire (r=0.86) were used for data collection. Two research questions were answered and two hypotheses were tested. Data collected were analysed using descriptive statistics for teachers’ perception of professional development obstacles. The results showed that the level of awareness of professional development of teachers in private secondary schools in Oyo Township was high. Also, English language teachers in public secondary schools in Oyo Township have moderately positive perception of teachers’ professional development activities. It was recommended that teachers in public secondary schools should continue to engage in different professional activities, while school management should support their teachers by providing an enabling environment for teachers to explore different professional development activities.
I.N. Ohia and Demilade O. Fadele. English Language Teachers’ Awareness and Perception of Professional Development Activities in Selected Private Secondary Schools in Oyo Township, Nigeria. International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Education, 5 (2), 47-55.