Topics in Civic EducationWhat 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 and 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 Fundamental Human Rights and Characteristics of Human Rights
Academic Questions in Civic Education
A young boy places his values on education; and does everything possible to achieve his educational dreams. This type of value is referred to as _____ value.
Which of the followings is NOT a correct definition for values in Civic Education?
The act of always telling the truth to others and oneself is best referred to as _____.
Which of the following is NOT a consequence of dishonesty?
The cooperation seen among the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) is best classified as _____.
Which of the following statement is incorrect concerning cooperation?
Which of the following is not a pressure group?
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Let me begin by stating that it is possible for a person to lie to himself or herself. However, honesty focuses more on truth and integrity in every action of ours.
In simple terms, honesty means always telling the truth to others and yourself.
Honesty is one of the core values required of a citizen. Without honesty, a nation will be considered as corrupt; and corruption is a path to doom on such nation’s economy.
Note: Majority of the citizens living in corrupt societies will end up suffering; especially because of the dishonest actions of most of the leaders and followers alike.
To further show the importance of honesty (in a nation like Nigeria), emphasis had been laid on it in the Nigerian National Pledge which must be recited daily by every Nigerian student at the primary and secondary level.
The Nigerian National Pledge is expressed thus:
I pledge to Nigeria my Country
To be Faithful, Loyal and Honest
To serve Nigeria with all my Strength
To defend Her Unity
And uphold Her Honor and Glory
So help me GOD.
You can read more on the Nigerian National Symbols here
It is important to state that honest people are diligent in their duties. For instance, a honest teacher will always arrive early to school, while also carrying out his or her responsibilities in sincerity and integrity; even when no one is watching. To this end, a honest person neither cheat, steal, nor abscond from their responsibilities and duties. They do what is right regardless of who's watching or who's not.
Note: Being honest will also imply that you tell others the truth when the need arises (even when it's painful or hurtful to do so).
A dishonest person is one who tells a lie and does not show integrity in his or her action(s). For instance, a man may be honest with his wife and children but displays dishonesty at his workplace (office) by always resuming late.
In summary, a person is considered to be dishonest if they:
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Amazing facts in Civic Education
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: