1.1 Background to the study
The importance of Education cannot be overemphasized, as it is the foundation of development at all spheres. Education is the bedrock for national development as it is vital to the pace of social, political and economic development of any nation (Mkpa, 2009).Quality education is achieved through effective teaching usually actualized through adopting appropriate methods of teaching.Good education is only established when educational goals are met. One of the determinants of the attainment of these goals isthe academic performance of students and academic performance of students may be enhanced or hindered by the teaching methods adopted by the teacher. Home Economics is a form of Education that is an embodiment of wealth creating vocations which is supposed to be well patronized to the point that poverty level can be reduced.
Statement of the Problem
Foods and Nutrition as a vocational subject is designed to impart certain competencies that are capable of making learners self-reliant and productive members of the society.An objective that can best be achieved only through appropriate teaching methods. The researcher observed that the majority of Foods and Nutrition teachers in Nigeria use lecture and demonstration methods in the delivery of the subject.In order to buttress this observation, the researcher further interacted with someFoods and Nutrition teachers in secondary schoolsin Nigeria in order to inquire about the methods they often use in the delivery of Foods and Nutrition lessons. It was confirmed that lecture method is usually used while demonstration method is sparingly used by the teachers. These methods seem not to be yielding good results based on the poor performance of Foods and Nutrition Students in Nigeria. Poor performance of secondary school students in Foods and Nutrition subject might be associated with the teaching methods employed by Foods and Nutrition teachers.This calls for the urgent attention of teachers, curriculum planners and the education sector.
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