ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN OYO STATE, NIGERIA

Kamorudeen Adesina OJEWALE(1),


(1) Department of Social Studies College of Education, Lanlate, Oyo State
Corresponding Author

Abstract


The study investigated into the achievement sustainable development through teaching and learning of social studies in secondary schools in Oyo State, Nigeria. Every nation aspires to develop and this development must be sustained before it is meaningful. The studys survey design was a descriptive one. Its goal was to identify tactics for encouraging quality control and sustainable development in secondary schools. A descriptive survey design collects and analyses data from a small number of participants who are thought to be typical of the full group in order to study a group of people or products. Promoting Sustainable Development and Quality Assurance Questionnaire (PSDQAQ) is a selfstructured survey. The respondents were given a total of 350 copies of the questionnaire, and all were recovered. In order to answer the study questions, the data were examined using the mean and standard deviation. On a 4-point scale, items with a mean rating of 2.50 or higher were considered agreed, while those with a mean rating of less than 2.50 were considered disagreed. The result of the findings revealed that both principals and teachers are of the opinion that supervision and monitoring improve sustainable development and quality assurance in schools to a high extent. The results from the items in the table shows that the response rates of the respondents have mean response rates of 3.06 and 3.10 respectfully, which are above the agreed level of 2.50. This implies that the respondents are of the opinion that teachers motivation improves sustainable development and quality assurance in secondary schools in Oyo State. Among the recommendations made was that the government at all levels should invest in the development and distribution of these materials to all secondary schools in the country. Government at all levels should organise training and workshops that will motivate the teachers.

Keywords


Achieving sustainable development, Teaching, Learning, Social studies, Secondary schools

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