This study investigated the attitude of parents and teachers towards the teaching of sex education in secondary schools in Ilorin metropolis. The independent variables were gender, age place of residence, education status, family type and religion.
Two hundred respondents (eighty responded among the parents in their places of work while one hundred and twenty respondents among the teachers in the various schools respectively) were randomly selected through attitude of parents and teachers toward sex education questionnaire (APTTSEQ). Data collected were analysed using frequency count, percentage and t-test.
The research works revealed that students have high knowledge of sex education. On the comparison, there were no significant differences in the attitudes of teachers and parents toward the teaching of sex education on the basis of sex, age group, education status, family type and religion. However significant difference observed on the basis of location.
It was recommended that emphasis should be placed on creating awareness on sex education stemming the flood of teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted disease and HIV/AIDS. This requires joint effort of parents, teachers, curriculum planners and even the government.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE i
TABLE OF CONTENTS vi
LIST OF TABLES ix
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
Background to the Study 1
Statement of the Problem 5
Purpose of the Study 8
Research Questions 9
Research Hypotheses 10
Significance of the Study 11
Delimitation of the Study 13
Definition of Terms (Operational Definition) 14
CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
Consequence of Sexual Activities among Adolescents 17
History of Sex Education 32
Concept and Attitude of Sex Education 35
Attitude towards Sex Education 39
Attitude of Parents towards Sex Education 39
Attitude of Teachers towards Sex Education 42
Need for Sex Education 44
Appraisal of the Reviewed Literature 52
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD
Research Design 54
Sample and Sampling Technique 55
Research Instrument 57
Validity of the Instrument 58
Reliability of the Instrument 58
Administration of the Instrument 59
Method of Data Analysis 60
CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
Presentation of Results 61
Hypotheses Testing 65
Discussion of the Findings 70
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND
Implications of the Study 77
Limitations to the Study 80
Suggestion for Further Studies 80
Frontiers, E. & Biliqis, B (2021). Attitude of Parents and Teachers Towards the Teaching of Sex Education in Secondary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-parents-and-teachers-towards-the-teaching-of-sex-education-in-secondary-schools-in-ilorin-metropolis
Frontiers, Edu, and BARAJE Biliqis "Attitude of Parents and Teachers Towards the Teaching of Sex Education in Secondary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-parents-and-teachers-towards-the-teaching-of-sex-education-in-secondary-schools-in-ilorin-metropolis. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.
Frontiers, Edu, and BARAJE Biliqis . "Attitude of Parents and Teachers Towards the Teaching of Sex Education in Secondary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-parents-and-teachers-towards-the-teaching-of-sex-education-in-secondary-schools-in-ilorin-metropolis >.
Frontiers, Edu and Biliqis, BARAJE . "Attitude of Parents and Teachers Towards the Teaching of Sex Education in Secondary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-parents-and-teachers-towards-the-teaching-of-sex-education-in-secondary-schools-in-ilorin-metropolis