EFFECT OF NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Olonade Ayobami 51 PAGES (14083 WORDS) Project
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ABSTRACT

This study focused on the problem militating against teaching and learning of history as a subject. The role of history to nation building is indispensable to the society. History as a discipline occupies a prominent pace in the life of man. It is related with other subject like government social studies. History is the process of reconstructing the past with the aim of correcting the present so as to have a better future. Its inquiry into the past makes history relevant, hence the need for its inclusion in the curriculum and it is therefore a subject to be studied at all level of education especially in secondary school. It is therefore, essential and useful to carry out this research which is intended to help the students and teachers of history to find out the major problems facing history as a subject in Nigerian secondary schools as a result of influence of national policy on education. Among the problems identified are  cases of lack of inadequate qualified teachers in which the study reveals that 28% of the teachers are qualified while 72% of the teachers are of related subjects but can also teach the subject, 66% of the respondent say that poor implementation of the policy on education led to the dying of history as a subject in secondary schools. Furthermore, the study is interested in suggesting lasting solution to the problems identified by using Ife-Central local government as a case study.. This research finally brings the researcher to make some suggestion through which the problem can be solved. It is therefore hoped that this write-up will provide the teachers, school management, communities and the government necessary knowledge of the core problems faced in teaching and learning of history as a subject. Undoubtedly, by using the recommendation in this write-up, they would be able to solve their problems posed on teaching and learning of history as a subject by national policy on education. 


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APA

Olonade, A (2019). EFFECT OF NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS. Afribary.com: Retrieved August 19, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/project-8939

MLA 8th

Ayobami, Olonade. "EFFECT OF NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 02 Feb. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/project-8939 . Accessed 19 Aug. 2019.

MLA7

Ayobami, Olonade. "EFFECT OF NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 02 Feb. 2019. Web. 19 Aug. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/project-8939 >.

Chicago

Ayobami, Olonade. "EFFECT OF NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed August 19, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/project-8939