SURVEY ON HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION: A PANACEA FOR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS SUSTAINABILITY IN POST COVID-19 PANDEMIC ERA.
Keywords:Home Economics, Sustainability, Post Covid-19, Consumerism, Household, Curriculum
This study aimed at establishing if Home Economics Curriculum content provides knowledge, skills
and attitudes needed in food and nutrition, Home Management and consumerism, clothing and
textiles by individuals and household members for sustainability in post Covid-19 era. Three
research questions guided the study, a survey research design was employed, population for the
study comprised all Home Economics lecturers in Tertiary Institutions in Delta State, A purposive
sampling techniques was used to select 31 lecturers with M.Ed and Ph.D for the study. A
questionnaire was used for data collection and data collected was analysed using mean statistics.
Result obtained revealed that Home Economics Curriculum contents can provide knowledge, skills
and attitudes required for individual and household members sustainability in post Covid-19 era,
(grand mean =3.1). Based on this result, it was recommended that Federal Ministry of Education
should make Home Economics a compulsory subject of study in primary and post primary levels of