CIVICS AND ETHICAL EDUCATION IN ETHIOPIA PDF

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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It has helped to introduce youth to the values of democracy and human rights, which had never existed in the country’s modern history.

The findings of the research outlined the following as major reasons for said limitations: Thus, for the practical realization of words on the course, ethicao 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.

Author links open overlay panel Endalcachew Bayeh. 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.

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

We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. At present the department has one BA program in regular and summer, and one Post Graduate Program in summer. Pacific Science Review B: To substantiate the data gathered through secondary sources, the researcher also used primary sources where data were collected mainly via key informant interviews.

The department planned to design and implement the curriculum of three more MA programs in this budget year, i. Elsevier About ScienceDirect Remote access Shopping cart Contact and support Terms and conditions Privacy policy We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads.

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Abstract 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. Statistical Information Sthiopia. This is so because a system of educatjon values is indispensible in group living and nothing can produce a good and secure society if moral values like personal integrity, honesty and self- discipline are lacking.

Nad, the changes brought by delivering the course are not satisfactory in the sense of not having effectively achieved the expected level of outcome. Production and hosting by Elsevier B. It has also had a certain practical effect on the ground. By now it has 36 academic employees and 2 support staffs. Therefore, the study calls for the strong znd integrated commitment of the government in the aforementioned areas of drawbacks. To achieve this purpose, the researcher employed qualitative methodology.

Under a Creative Commons license. About the Department The department of Civics and Ethics is one of the largest departments in our University.

Based on the data analysed, findings of the study indicate that the present civic and ethical education is progressive compared to its predecessors. The Students Mission of the Department. Since then, the department has been working sincerely and critically to address topical local, national, regional and global issues relating to civic and ethical matters. The Staff Human Resource Our department has well-prepared and dedicated staffs striving to enlarge its services.

Thus, the research concludes that due to several factors, delivering civics and ethical education does not adequately meet its objectives. 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 ethioopia for others too.

Background Civics and Ethics. Call for PhD scholarship. Keywords Civics and ethical education. The department of Civics and Ethics is one of the largest departments in our University. etuical

C ,3rd quarter statistical data report. 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.

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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 iin nation.

In this case, schools especially universities where intellectual ethiopoa and inquisitive ib of learners is relatively higher are extremely important in the total process of developing moral and civic values and hence their role is one that sometimes no other institution can even play.

Our department has well-prepared and eucation staffs striving to enlarge its services. By continuing you agree to the use etnical cookies.

For the 3rd time Vacancy Announcement. And, formal education particularly sducation 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 the same year, the department started its undergraduate summer program with 87 students. This nature of the field then requires it to rely more on a curriculum that is capable of generating knowledge, skill and attitude about modern civic and ethical virtues that are systematically geared towards a reflection of primarily national realities and priorities.

It has brought awareness to the society of what actions and behaviours are expected from a good citizen. Accordingly, secondary sources, such as books, journal articles, ethicla documents, reports and Internet sources, were used.

Mekelle University takes a special place in the development and history of the department.