Effective Teaching of Citizenship Education in Primary Schools in Ghana

Francis Hull Adams, Sophia Andoh, Ama Mbeaba Quarshie


This paper discusses the effective ways of teaching Citizenship education in Ghanaian primary schools. The paper indicates that effective teaching of citizenship education requires extra commitment on the part of the teacher to go through a process of identifying the problem of the topic, formulating concept of the problem, and breaking up the concept into content frames bearing in mind the philosophy and the general objectives of the subject. A good citizenship education teacher must have a grasp of the citizenship education syllabus and be a master of the various topics therein. He/ she should be able to integrate the goals and the attributes of the subject in teaching.

Key words: Concept, content frame, methods, strategies, techniques.

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