CIVICS AND ETHICAL EDUCATION IN ETHIOPIA PDF

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6 days ago Notwithstanding such changes, the concept of Civic and Ethical Education, in Ethiopia, is not a s phenomenon. As Tesfaye et al. (). The contents of history and civic and ethical education textbooks were identities (ethnic and Ethiopian identity) and students’ views on the contribution of . 19 Nov Please cite this article in press as: Bayeh, E., Role of civics and ethical education for the development of democratic governance in Ethiopia.

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Since then, the department has been working sincerely and critically to address topical local, national, regional and global issues relating to civic and eduucation matters. Elsevier About ScienceDirect Ethicao access Shopping cart Contact and support Terms and conditions Privacy ethiczl We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads.

To substantiate the data gathered through secondary sources, the researcher also used primary sources where data were collected mainly via key informant interviews. Here then comes the necessity of the teachings of the field of Civics and Ethics — whose central tenets are citizenship and civic virtues and morality and moral values- in order to forge a right balance between the individual and society and rights and responsibilities of each and finally a smooth and harmonious vertical and horizontal relationship of the individual-community-government in a peace, development and democracy loving nation.

Abstract The civicd of this study is to examine the role of civics and ethical education in building the good behaviour of citizens and making them active participants in the development of democratic governance in Ethiopia.

It has brought awareness to the society of what actions and behaviours are expected from a good citizen. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. The purpose of this study is to examine the role of civics and ethical education in building the good behaviour of citizens and making them active participants in the development of democratic governance in Ethiopia. This is so because a system of moral values is indispensible in group living and nothing can produce a good and secure society if moral values ethoopia personal integrity, honesty and self- discipline are lacking.

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The department of Civics and Ethics is one of the largest departments in our University.

The department planned to design and implement the curriculum of three more MA programs in this budget year, i. The Students Mission of the Department.

Thus, the research concludes that due to several factors, delivering civics and ethical education does not adequately meet its objectives. Our snd has well-prepared and dedicated staffs striving to enlarge its services. However, the changes brought educatioon delivering the course are not satisfactory in the sense of not having effectively achieved the expected level of outcome.

To achieve this purpose, the researcher employed qualitative methodology. In the same year, the department started its undergraduate summer program with 87 students.

And, formal education particularly university level- given its national status and societal impact that is not inspired by moral and civic virtues is directionless and is unable to infuse the values of good citizenship and thus can even be counter- productive both nationally and socially. In this case, schools especially universities where intellectual maturity and inquisitive capacity of learners is relatively higher are extremely important in the total process of developing moral and civic values and hence their role is eyhical that sometimes no other institution can even play.

Pacific Science Review B: Cifics has also had a certain practical effect on the ground. Keywords Civics ehhiopia ethical education. Statistical Information E. Thus, for the practical realization of words on the course, the study calls for the strong commitment of all stakeholders and for them to be role models to others and create an environment conducive to practically building the behaviour and skills needed in the subject. This education’s role eucation building the good behaviour of citizens is an undeniable fact.

C ,3rd quarter statistical data report. It placed being the first university not only to host the department at national level, but also a pioneer to design and offer civic and ethical education common course for undergraduate university students in our country. Call for PhD scholarship. For the 3rd time Vacancy Announcement.

Therefore, the study calls for the strong and integrated commitment of the government in the aforementioned areas of drawbacks. Background Civics and Ethics.

It has helped to introduce youth to the values of democracy and human rights, which had never existed in the country’s modern history. Author links open overlay panel Endalcachew Bayeh.

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Background Civics and Ethics

About the Department The department of Civics and Ethics is one of the adn departments in our University. This nature of the field then ethipia it to rely more on a curriculum educztion is capable of generating knowledge, skill ethioppia attitude about modern civic and ethical virtues that are systematically geared towards a reflection of primarily national realities and priorities.

Accordingly, secondary sources, such as books, journal articles, government documents, reports and Internet sources, were used. The field supports this aim by cultivating and inculcating of some key standard ethical values in the minds of learners with the help of which they can define themselves personally, intellectually and socially as to who they are and what they stand for in times of social interactions and accordingly strive to develop socially good character and be models for others too.

The department is mentionable in serving as a stepping stone for the inauguration of two paramount important departments Philosophy and Political science and strategic studies in our university. Mekelle University takes a special place in the development and history of the department.

Based on the data analysed, findings of the study indicate that the present civic and ethical education is progressive compared to its predecessors. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. The findings of the research outlined the following as major reasons for said limitations: At present the department has one BA program in regular and summer, and one Post Graduate Program in summer.

Production and hosting by Ethival B. So, by its very nature, the field is largely about national issues and priorities though it also unquestionably has international and global dimensions especially at this age of globalization.

The Staff Human Resource Our department has well-prepared and dedicated staffs striving to enlarge its services.