THE ROLE OF POLITICAL EDUCATION IN ENHANCING POLITICAL STABILITY AND ENDURING DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA

Introduction

The historical background of any nation greatly affects its political development. The entity known as Nigeria was a colonial creation. The integration of more than 250 different linguistic and cultural groups into one political unit has a big impact on the political development of the country. Before the colonization of this area, each of these cultural groups had its own pattern of political administration and succession. Political education was then easy since the citizens grew within the cultural environment and imbibed the norms of the society.

THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC RECESSION: THE EFFECT ON WOMEN AND IMPLICATION FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION

Introduction

The global economic recession has emerged as one of most universal economic crisis that has been witnessed in this century. It is one crisis that has shaken the entire world from its roots, and that has affected every facet of human life. Dejardin (2009), in Ononye and Vinking (2009), states that “the current economic crisis is deepening faster than even the most pessimistic of experts predicated just a few years ago”.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AS A POTENT TOOL OF GLOBALISATION: ITS PEDAGOGICAL EFFECT ON NIGERIA’S INDIGENOUS IGBO LANGUAGE

Introduction

Pedagogy is the science of teaching. That is, the study and practice of the most effective techniques to teach persons of different ages and in different learning situations which may be liberal or vocational. To achieve the goal of education, many factors interplay – the instructor's own philosophical principles of instruction, the learner’s background, knowledge, experience, situation and environment.

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