6 days ago Notwithstanding such changes, the concept of Civic and Ethical Education, in Ethiopia, is not a s phenomenon. As Tesfaye et al. (). The contents of history and civic and ethical education textbooks were identities (ethnic and Ethiopian identity) and students’ views on the contribution of . 19 Nov Please cite this article in press as: Bayeh, E., Role of civics and ethical education for the development of democratic governance in Ethiopia.

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However, the changes brought by delivering the course are not satisfactory in the sense of not having effectively achieved the expected level of outcome. So, by its very nature, the field is largely about national issues and priorities though it also unquestionably has international and global dimensions especially at this age of globalization.

Statistical Information E. This education’s role in building the good behaviour of citizens is an undeniable fact. It has helped to introduce youth to the values of democracy and human rights, which had never existed in the country’s modern history. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads.

About the Department The department of Civics and Ethics is one of the largest departments in our University. It placed being the first university not only to host the department at national level, but also a pioneer to design and offer civic and ethical education common course for undergraduate university students in anr country.

Pacific Science Review B: Mekelle University takes a special place in the development and history of the department. To achieve this purpose, the researcher employed qualitative methodology.

The field supports this aim by cultivating and inculcating of some key standard ethical values in the minds of learners with the help of which they can define themselves personally, intellectually and socially as to who they are and what they stand for in times of social interactions and accordingly strive to develop socially good character and be models for others too.


In this case, schools especially universities where intellectual maturity and inquisitive capacity of learners is relatively higher are extremely important in the total process of developing moral and civic values and hence their role is one that sometimes no other institution can even play. Abstract The purpose of this study is to examine the role of civics and ethical education in building the good behaviour of citizens and making them active participants in the development of democratic governance in Ethiopia.

Production and hosting by Elsevier B. Recommended articles Citing articles 0. Based on the data analysed, findings of the study indicate that the present civic and ethical education is progressive compared to its predecessors.

Our department has well-prepared and dedicated staffs striving to enlarge its services. Thus, the research concludes that due to several factors, delivering civics and ethical education does not adequately meet its objectives. This is so because a system of moral values is indispensible in group living and nothing can produce a good and secure society if moral values like personal integrity, honesty and self- discipline are lacking.

Accordingly, secondary sources, such as books, journal articles, government documents, reports and Internet sources, were used. The purpose of this study is to examine the role of civics and ethical education in building the good behaviour of citizens and making them active participants in the development of democratic governance in Ethiopia. Elsevier About ScienceDirect Remote access Shopping cart Contact and support Terms and conditions Privacy policy We use cookies to sducation provide and enhance our service and tailor civocs and ads.

Since then, the ethiopai has been working sincerely and critically to address topical local, national, regional and global issues relating to civic and ethical matters. The findings of the research outlined the following as major cvics for said limitations: C ,3rd quarter statistical data report.

Under a Creative Commons license. Thus, for the practical realization of words on the course, the study calls for the strong commitment of all stakeholders and for them to be role models to others and create an environment conducive to practically building the behaviour and skills needed in the subject.


Background Civics and Ethics

The department is mentionable in serving as a stepping stone for the inauguration of two paramount important departments Philosophy and Political science and strategic studies in our university. Therefore, the study calls for the strong and integrated commitment of the government in the aforementioned areas of drawbacks. It has also had a certain practical effect on the ground.

Ethiopi Students Mission of the Educatkon. This nature of the field then requires it to rely more on a curriculum that is capable of generating knowledge, skill and attitude about modern civic and ethical virtues that are systematically geared towards a reflection of primarily national realities and priorities.

And, formal education particularly university level- given its national status and societal impact that is not inspired by moral and civic virtues is directionless and is unable to infuse the values of good citizenship and thus can even be counter- productive both nationally and socially.

Here then comes the necessity of the teachings of the field of Civics and Ethics — whose central tenets are citizenship and civic virtues and morality and moral values- in order to forge a right balance between the individual and society and rights and responsibilities of each and ethocal a smooth and ethifal vertical and horizontal relationship of the individual-community-government in a peace, development and democracy loving nation.

Keywords Civics and ethical education. In the same year, the department started its undergraduate summer program with 87 students.

It has brought awareness to the society of what actions and behaviours are expected from a good citizen. Call for PhD scholarship. By continuing you ciivics to the use of cookies.

For the 3rd time Vacancy Announcement. Author links open overlay panel Endalcachew Bayeh. The department planned to design and implement the curriculum of three more MA programs in this budget year, i.