Background to the Study
Civic education is one of subjects included in the school curriculum in Nigeria. There are many scholars that defined civic education according to their school of thought. The following are the different definitions of civic education.
Civic Education is an important component of education that cultivates, citizens to participate in the public life of a democracy, to use their rights and to discharge their responsibilities with the necessary knowledge and skills.
education can be broadly defined as the provision of information and learning
experiences to equip and empower citizens to participate in democratic
processes. Civic education in a democracy is education in self-government.
Democratic self-government means that citizens are actively involved in their
own governance; they do not just passively accept the dictums of others or
acquiesce to the demands of others. Civic education is the branch of political
science that deals with civic affairs and the rights and duties of citizens.
Civic education means all the processes that affect peoples beliefs
commitments, capabilities, and actions as members or prospective member of
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