Family Life and HIV Education should be introduced into the school curriculum. It should be a planned process of education that fosters the acquisition of factual information, formation of positive attitudes, beliefs and values as well as development of skills to cope with biological, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual aspects of human living. This curriculum will represent a starting point for developing a comprehensive approach to ‘Humanity’ Education and it will guide the national school curriculum integration efforts at the primary, junior secondary, senior secondary and tertiary levels of education.
Daily Trust (Abuja)
9 November 2007
Posted to the web 9 November 2007
By Ruby Rabiu
The federal government recently launched a new curriculum known as the new basic education curriculum for primary and junior secondary schools. The new curriculum is said to address amongst other things, issues of value re-orientation, poverty eradication, critical thinking, entrepreneurship and life skills.
The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) is responsible for the compilation and completion of curriculum used as a guide to qualitative education in both primary and secondary schools. Continue Reading »