Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN:2141-5161) Vol. 4(4), pp. 345-351, April, 2013         
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Assessment of the social studies curriculum of secondary school in Southwestern Nigeria

Adesina A D.O

Institute of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile–Ife, Nigeria


Received November 30, 2012; Abstract


The paper accesses the Social Studies curriculum of Secondary School in Southwestern Nigeria. This is in view of the fact that Social Studies have not achieved very many of its goal in the region. The paper exam the curricular in the Southern Universities offering the course and the syllabus of secondary school Social Studies, hence the bench mark of Social Studies in Nigeria was used as the basis of assessment of the curricular. Assessment was made and recommendations were proffered towards solving the problem of inadequacies and inappropriateness of the curricular in Universities and of Secondary School curriculum for Social Studies.

Keywords: Assessment, curriculum, social studies.


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