Teachers’ Perception of Civic Education as a Measure of Curbing Corruption in Nigeria
Attention has been given to corruption by the international community and how to control it. This study examined teachers’ perception on civic education as a measure of curbing corruption in Kwara-central, Nigeria. One research question was raised and two hypotheses was generated. 96 civic education teachers in Kwara-central served as the respondents for this study. A researcher-designed questionnaire was used for data gathering. The validated questionnaire was tested for reliability, and a value of 0.74 was obtained. Weighted Mean was used to answer the research question while Analysis of Variance was used in determining the significant differences. The result showed that the perception of civic education teachers to civic education as a measure of curbing corruption was positive. Thus, the study recommended that government should introduce civic education into the curriculum of higher institutions of learning.
Keywords: Corruption, Civic Education, Teachers Perception, Curbing