SUSTAINABLE BIOLOGY EDUCATION AS AN IMPROVEMENT OF SELF- RELIANCE: SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERCEPTION IN ABUJA SOUTH AREA COUNCILS, FCT ABUJA, NIGERIA

MUHAMMED BABA SULEIMAN 18 PAGES (4396 WORDS) Essay/Paper
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The opinion of students on what they will do after graduation and the role of biology teachers in preparing students toward self-reliant ventures after graduation. Three purposes of study and three research questions guided the study. The opinion survey research design was used for the study. A sample of two hundred and fifty biology students and fifty biology teachers drawn from a population of one hundred and fifty teachers teaching biology and ten thousand, two hundred and ten students offering biology in secondary school Abuja south area councils was used for the study. The sample was drawn by simple random sampling technique. Data was collected using four point Likert-type questionnaires through research assistant and analyzed using mean score. The reliability of the instrument determines the using Pearson product  coefficient is 0.75. The result of the study shows that majority of the students are not prepared to embark on self-employed ventures after graduation with the knowledge of biology but rather prefer to engage in trading as a business. Similarly, it was discovered that teachers did not prepare their students with the aim of enabling them to embark on self-reliance ventures. The study recommended by encouraging teachers to embrace the students-oriented activity approach to teaching and re-awakening students focus towards the application of their knowledge to life-sustaining ventures in the society. The study recommended among others that students should be drilled towards setting up personal enterprises using the knowledge acquired from school rather than waiting for employment for sustainable development.


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MUHAMMED BABA, S (2020). SUSTAINABLE BIOLOGY EDUCATION AS AN IMPROVEMENT OF SELF- RELIANCE: SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERCEPTION IN ABUJA SOUTH AREA COUNCILS, FCT ABUJA, NIGERIA. Afribary.com: Retrieved August 03, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/sustainable-biology-education-as-an-improvement-of-self-reliance-secondary-school-teachers-and-students-perception-in-abuja-south-area-councils-fct-abuja-nigeria

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SULEIMAN, MUHAMMED BABA. "SUSTAINABLE BIOLOGY EDUCATION AS AN IMPROVEMENT OF SELF- RELIANCE: SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERCEPTION IN ABUJA SOUTH AREA COUNCILS, FCT ABUJA, NIGERIA" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 14 Jul. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/sustainable-biology-education-as-an-improvement-of-self-reliance-secondary-school-teachers-and-students-perception-in-abuja-south-area-councils-fct-abuja-nigeria . Accessed 03 Aug. 2020.

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SULEIMAN, MUHAMMED BABA. "SUSTAINABLE BIOLOGY EDUCATION AS AN IMPROVEMENT OF SELF- RELIANCE: SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERCEPTION IN ABUJA SOUTH AREA COUNCILS, FCT ABUJA, NIGERIA". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 14 Jul. 2020. Web. 03 Aug. 2020. < https://afribary.com/works/sustainable-biology-education-as-an-improvement-of-self-reliance-secondary-school-teachers-and-students-perception-in-abuja-south-area-councils-fct-abuja-nigeria >.

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SULEIMAN, MUHAMMED BABA. "SUSTAINABLE BIOLOGY EDUCATION AS AN IMPROVEMENT OF SELF- RELIANCE: SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERCEPTION IN ABUJA SOUTH AREA COUNCILS, FCT ABUJA, NIGERIA" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed August 03, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/sustainable-biology-education-as-an-improvement-of-self-reliance-secondary-school-teachers-and-students-perception-in-abuja-south-area-councils-fct-abuja-nigeria