The Attitudes of Junior High School Pupils' Towards the Teaching and Learning of Religious and Moral Education
Volume 4 - Issue 5, May 2020 Edition
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Juliana Ivy Araba Ekuban
Attitudes, Teaching and Learning, Religious and Moral Education, Junior High School.
The study examined the attitude of JHS pupils toward the teaching and learning of Religious and Moral Education (RME) in the Assin Foso township in the Assin North Municipality. The quota, multi-stage and purposive sampling techniques were used in selecting 244 respondents from six Junior High schools (JHS). Data was collected through questionnaires. The instrument used for gathering data was questionnaire. The study revealed that schools cannot provide comprehensive education without RME, learning of RME prevents conflicts with teachers, parents, and others students, pupil should be made to study RME and many others. The study concluded that the students generally maintained a positive attitude towards RME. This was based on the fact that most of the students supported the teaching of RME in the schools, and were also in support of the fact that RME would help them to make good decisions about their lives. Similarly, the respondents generally had the attitude that RME was not destructive and was applicable to all religious beliefs.
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