Goals of citizen education

Civic education SS1 First Term

Week 11

Goals of citizen education

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. Meaning of citizenship

2. Types of laws and rights of individuals

3. Structures and functions of government.


Meaning of citizenship

Citizenship can be defined as the legal right that a person has to belong to a particular country.

Citizenship education is a process of bestowing on the citizens the acquisition of their rights, values and the development of total knowledge, skills and attitudes towards the affairs of their state.

Citizenship education is directed at achieving the following goals:

1. Educate citizens on their rights and obligations in the country.

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