SURVEY ON HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION: A PANACEA FOR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS SUSTAINABILITY IN POST COVID-19 PANDEMIC ERA.

Authors

  • 1Uko-Aviomoh, E.E University of Benin, Benin City.
  • Okafor, P Federal College of Educational (Tech.) Asaba.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.61868/njhe.v11i8.204

Keywords:

Home Economics, Sustainability, Post Covid-19, Consumerism, Household, Curriculum

Abstract

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
Education.

Author Biographies

1Uko-Aviomoh, E.E, University of Benin, Benin City.

1Department of Vocational and Technical Education Faculty of Education,

University of Benin, Benin City.

Okafor, P, Federal College of Educational (Tech.) Asaba.

Department of Home Economics Education, Federal College of Educational (Tech.) Asaba.

Published

2023-05-13

How to Cite

Uko-Aviomoh, . E., & Okafor, . P. (2023). SURVEY ON HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION: A PANACEA FOR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS SUSTAINABILITY IN POST COVID-19 PANDEMIC ERA. Nigeria Journal of Home Economics (ISSN: 2782-8131), 11(8), 141-150. https://doi.org/10.61868/njhe.v11i8.204