WAEC GCE 2019 - CIVIC EDUCATION ANSWER
WAEC GCE 2019 - CIVIC EDUCATION ANSWER
(i) To create an awareness and an understanding of our social and physical environment as a whole in its natural, man-made cultural and spiritual resources for national development.
(ii) To develop a capacity to learn to acquire certain basic skills including not only those of listening, speaking, reading and writing and of calculation, but also those skills of observations, analysis and inference which are essential to formation of sound social, economic and political judgment.
(iii) To ensure the acquisition of that relevant body of knowledge and information which is an essential prerequisite to personal development as well as positive personal contribution to the improvement of mankind.
(iv) To develop a sympathetic appreciation of the diversity and inter-dependency of all members of the local community and the wider national and international community.
(v) To develop in students positive attitudes of togetherness, comradeship and cooperation towards a healthy nation. The inculcation of appropriate values of honesty, integrity, hard-work, fairness and justice at work and play, as well as ones contribution to the development of the nation.
Constitued authority is the power which accrues to an individual as a result of the position he holds in an organisation. It also refers to different forms of leadership established for the smooth running of a society
(i) They promote national unity among citizen
(ii) They maintain law and order
(iii) They protect the citizen against internal and external attack
(iv) They ensure that unlawful goods are not imported into the country
(v) They guarantee equality of citizen and treat all citizen fairly
(vi) They ensure that amenities provided by government are secured and protected e;g pipelines, street light , water etc
(i)Crime reduction and National Security: Empowerment ensures that youth has the necessary skill to sustain a livelihood, preventing him to adopt the path of crime.
(ii)Improved Standard of Education: Empowerment can help youth to understand the importance of education that leads to social improvement of the country. The empowered youths can donate educational facilities to primary, secondary and even to tertiary institutions.
(iii)Good Governance: When the youths are empowered, they empower the masses, thereby paving path for a better future. To build a better tomorrow, we need to nurture the youths of today.
(i)Unemployment: Unarguably the biggest problem youth is facing today. But what can be expected from the youth who boast of having BBA, MBA and all such degrees, don't have the skills of being entrepreneur or owning a startup but their ego gets hurt when our PM says that a pakoda seller is not unemployed.
(ii)Corruption; The youth bubbles with anger whenever a case of corruption congress under revelation. And why shouldn't we be , corruption destroys the hope of smooth future that we try to establish. But let's have a look at few incidents.
(iii)Politics; It is well known that politicians can sink into the lowest realm for their gain and can pollute the minds of youth by their gimics.
Popular participation refers to the active involvement of majority of citizens in the socio-political activities of a country.
(i) Voting in elections: It makes citizens to be involved in popular participation in politics.
(ii) Belonging to a political party: A citizen is participating in politics when he/she is a member of a political party.
(iii) Registering as a voter: A citizen is involved in popular participation when he/she registers as a voter during the period of registration exercise.
(iv) Acting as political agents: Being a member of a political party, one can be chosen to act as a party agent. By so doing, it means one is involved in popular participation.
(v) Sponsoring political parties: One is involved in popular participation if a citizen sponsors political parties of his/her choice.
(vi) Engaging in political debates: It gives people the opportunity to discuss political issues and offering solutions.
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