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ERIC Number: EJ1158609
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2158-9232
Students' and Human Rights Awareness in Secondary Schools' Environment in Delta State
Akiri, Agharuwhe A.
eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, Spr 2013
The paper reviewed the concept of human rights, possible origin and relevance to human society in general and the school system in particular. It evaluated people's level of awareness of these rights amongst students and teachers of secondary schools in Delta Central Senatorial District. The stratified random sampling technique was adopted to select the sample size of students and teacher used for the study, in a descriptive survey design research. The instrument used was the three scale questionnaire, designed by the researchers to collect data for the study. The simple percentage was used as statistical tool for the analysis of data. The findings indicated among others, that there is limited awareness of the fundamental rights amongst secondary school students and teacher. The study recommended inter alia, that the state should seek to consciously promote fundamental Human Rights Awareness, by making the study of subjects which contains elements of the constitution as core, especially for those in the Primary and Secondary level of Education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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