The Role of Civic and Ethical Education in the Development of Students’ Behavior in TahtayKoraroWereda: The Case of Kelebet Elementary School
International Journal of Sustainable Development Research
Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017, Pages: 77-84
Received: Sep. 23, 2017; Accepted: Oct. 26, 2017; Published: Dec. 14, 2017
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Mulalem Yohannes, Civic and Ethical Education Department, Shire, Ethiopia
Fitsumbirhan Tewelde, Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, Mekelle, Ethiopia
Fitsum Abrha, Political Science and International Relations Civics Department, Aksum University, Aksum, Ethiopia
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The main purpose of this research was to explore the role of civic and ethical education in the Development of Students’ behavior in TahtayKoraroWereda the case of kelebet elementary school, northern Ethiopia. To implement this purpose, case study method was explored. Data were gathered from the school principal, vice principal, teachers, education experts and parents. Considerable numbers of students were participated in focus group discussion. Classroom surveillance was also conducted so as to comprehend the scope to which civic and ethical education teachers and others stakeholder gave opportunity for ethical issues during their instruction qualitatively. Moreover, students’ conduct inside and outside the classroom was also observed. The participants for the interview and focus group discussion were selected purposely based on their willingness, responsibility, and cooperation, competitiveness. The coordination of parents and school administration was poor. The perception of students’ right and responsibility, influence of external environment and family’s socio-economic background of the students found to be the great challenge for development of Students’ behavior. On the basis of this result awareness creation and skill development training for teachers need to be given. Improving school-parent relationships, involving stakeholders like the media, well known elderly people for the teaching of good behavior have to be practiced in creating ethical school behaved environment and the surroundings.
Civic and Ethical studies, Kelebet, TahtayKoraro
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Mulalem Yohannes, Fitsumbirhan Tewelde, Fitsum Abrha, The Role of Civic and Ethical Education in the Development of Students’ Behavior in TahtayKoraroWereda: The Case of Kelebet Elementary School, International Journal of Sustainable Development Research. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2017, pp. 77-84. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsdr.20170306.13
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