SS1 Civic Education Scheme of Work for Third Term: This lesson note covers the following topics.
Revision of last term’s work
Definitions and types of political parties
Functions of political parties
1 The press
(i) Activities of the press in ensuring democracy
(ii) Freedom of the press reasons for and how to ensure the freedom of the press
(iii) Importance of F.O.I.B. (freedom of Information bill)
2 Human Rights
Universal Declaration Of Human Rights (UDHR)
The definition of Universal Declaration Of Human Rights
Historical background of Universal Declaration Of Human Rights
Importance of Universal Declaration Of Human Rights
4 Human Rights (cont’d)
(i) the meaning of seven core freedoms of the UDHR
(ii) The importance of fundamental human rights
5 Responsibility of individual, groups and government in UDHR
The roles of Individuals in promoting UDHR.
The roles of groups in promoting UDHR.
The roles of government in UDHR e.g. establishment of agencies NAPTIP, Legal Aids Council
6 Agencies responsible for protection of human rights
Establishment and formations of the agencies
The roles of agencies for protection of human rights
7 Project Work
Locating and visiting government agencies concerned with UDHR
Browsing through the internet to locate world agencies for the protection of human rights, child rights.
Definition different cult groups and their symbols e.g black axe, buccaneer, eiye etc.
9 Origin of Cultism
Reasons for establishing and joining cults
10 Cultism (cont’d)
Consequences of cultism e.g. expulsion, violence, murder etc.
Preventive measures against cultism
Government effort in preventing cultism
11 Law and Order respect for constituted authority
Definition of authority and types
Meaning of constituted authority
Differences between authority and constituted authority
12 Types of constituted authority
Importance of constituted authority to the people
13 Revision & Examination