Topics in Civic EducationCooperation in civic education What is Honesty? Who is a Dishonest Person? Consequences of Dishonesty Cultism: Characteristics of Cultism Cultism: Reasons why people join Cults Illiteracy - Causes of Illiteracy Responsibilities, Duties and Obligations of a Citizen What is Civic Responsibility and Who is a Citizen? Reputation: How to build a good reputation Cooperation - Factors that promote Cooperation Cooperation: Types of Cooperation Attributes and Benefits of Honesty Meaning and Types of Values in Civic Education Community Service and Volunteer Service - Benefits of Community Service Consequences of Cultism and Solutions to Cultism Origin of Cultism in Nigeria Consequences and Solutions to Illiteracy Honesty - True Meaning of Honesty explained with its Attributes Scheme of work for Civic Education, SS1, 3rd Term Scheme of work for Civic Education, SS1, 2nd Term Scheme of work for Civic Education, SS1, 1st Term
Academic Questions in Civic Education
The following factors will promote cooperation except _____.
A. Achievement of a personal goal
B. Achievement of a common goal
C. Understanding the common goal
D. Understanding one another
F. None of the above options
Which of the following is not a benefit of honesty?
A. Respect and admiration is earned from other people
B. It makes one eligible for a greater responsibility
C. Honestly on oneself can eliminate negative peer pressure
D. It fosters a form of emotional, social and spiritual connection
E. Honestly leads to social segregation
F. Practicing honesty can favor goodwill
The attribute of honesty whereby a person is truthful, open and upright in whatever he or she does is termed _____.
Which of the following statement is incorrect regarding community service?
A. It is synonymous to volunteer service
B. It is defined as a service performed by an individual or group of people for the benefit of the community or its institutions without any form of payment
C. It can be done in any part of the world
D. Schools, churches and NGOs can carry out community service
E. Participating in community service can improve one's curriculum vitae
F. It may eradicate certain vectors wherever it is done
The following are consequences of cultism except _____.
A. Untimely death of members
B. They become feared by everyone
C. Expulsion of students involved in cultism from secondary and tertiary educational institutions
D. A cultist may go mad due to their brutal initiation processes
E. Cultists may end up as assassins, hired killers and robbers
F. They may end up bringing disgrace to themselves, their loved ones and families
Concerning cultism in Nigeria, the motto of the pyrates and magnificent seven was _____.
A. Against all odds
B. Against all limitations
C. Against all barriers
D. Against all enemies
E. Against all conventions
F. Against all evils
Regarding honesty, the following statements are correct except _____.
A. The act of honesty goes beyond not telling a lie
B. Loyalty is a requirement for honesty
C. A honest person is truthful to himself and others
D. A person may say a truth and yet be dishonest
E. A person becomes dependable when he or she is honest
F. None of the above
Which of the following statement is false concerning illiteracy?
A. Medical issues like dyslexia and dysorthographia does not contribute to illiteracy in developing nations
B. A person who can read and write in Chinese Language but not in English Language is not considered as an illiterate
C. According to statistics, about 30% of the world population are illiterate
D. A lack of awareness can result to illiteracy
E. Cultures that prohibit the education of a girl child will promote illiteracy
F. Illiteracy generally has a negative effect on the societies or communities where they exist
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Not everyone is a resident. On the other hand, each person must be a citizen of at least one country.
Being a resident of a country is not the same thing as being a citizen in that country, although both are legally allowed to live and work in the country.
In the US, think of being a resident as having a green card.
You have the legal right and access to live in the country for a duration of time. Your duration of stay will differ based on the country you find yourself.
Being a resident is one of the processes on your path to becoming a citizen in a country. A person will not be able to make international travels with his residence permit or card but can only do that with his passport (that is, the passport from his country of citizenship).
As a legal resident of a country, a person has the following attributes:
Must provide bio-metric information.
Can enter his or her country of residence on many occasions; but when they break any of the residents’ status, they may be denied further entry into the country of residence.
Please read on the Attributes and Benefits of Honestly here.
Able to freely live, study, work and travel within their country of residence.
They will still utilize their international passport (from the country which they are a citizen) for travels (but not their resident card or permit).
They can become a resident after fulfilling their stay requirement.
As an instance, one may become a resident when they had lived for 10 years in a country without any issues.
They can only naturalize (become a citizen) after faithfully living as a resident throughout the required number of years.
They can lose their residence status when convicted for serious crimes.
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Note: A person may not be a resident in any country but each person is a citizen of at least one country.
Being a citizen is a status and fundamental human right because each individual must belong to a nation or country.
You are a citizen of a country by one of the followings:
Everyone is a citizen of at least one country. As a citizen, you have the right to request for your passport from your country and it will be issued to you. You also have the right to vote and be voted for.
In contrast to being a resident, a citizen does not need to fulfill any minimum stay requirements. (You may not even set your foot into a country and yet remain a citizen of that country).
If you wish to become a citizen of another country, you will be able to achieve it in 2 ways:
Becoming a resident at first: For some countries, you may be given a resident permit for 5 years, 10 or 15 – 20 years.
If you obeyed the laws of the land during this period of your residence, you will become eligible to apply for citizenship in the country.
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Investing your money in your country of choice: Not many countries offer this sort of citizenship, but for those that do, all you need do is to become an investor in the country.
A citizen has the following rights:
You have the entire right and privileges as defined in your country’s law.
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No one can take away your citizenship.
You can hold a passport from your country of citizenship.
You can pass your citizenship to your children.
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You don’t have to fulfill any minimum stay to become a citizen.
Provided you have the passport of your country of citizenship, you are free to travel to any country with whom your country has travel agreement.
You can have dual citizenship.
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Amazing facts in Civic Education
Canadians are so popular for being incredibly polite. For this reason, the province of Ontario in 2009 passed the 'Apology Act'. The apology act states that:
Saying 'sorry', which can be an expression of sympathy or regret can't legally be considered an admission of guilt or fault
NOTABLE POINTS IN Civic Education
Cooperation can be defined as the process of coming together, working together and helping one another to achieve a common goal
According to A.W Green
Cooperation is the continuous and common endeavor of two or more persons to perform a task or to reach a goal that is commonly cherished
According to F.E Merrill
Cooperation is a form of social interaction wherein two or more persons work together to gain a common end.
There is this saying from the chairman of Microsoft and it goes thus:
Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning - Bill Gates
Types of Cooperation:
- Direct Cooperation
- Indirect Cooperation
- Social Cooperation
- Religious Cooperation
- Financial Cooperation
- Community Cooperation
- Occupational Cooperation
All human beings are entitled to their rights (Human Rights); but the truth is, we still have got some limitations to some of these rights of ours. Below are 4 limitations: