According to the ministry of education, the recommended scheme of works for all Junior secondary schools in Nigeria, demands that all Junior secondary schools in Nigeria operate with the same scheme of work irrespective of whether it is a private or public (government owned). In fact upon approval for operating as a secondary school, this is one of the many documents that will be submitted to the Ministry of Education.
For prospective school owners, a scheme of work is defined as a guideline that defines the contents and structure of academic subjects. The scheme of work for secondary schools in Nigeria, whether Junior or Senior secondary school, maps out in clear terms, how the topics and subtopics for a particular subject, group works and practicals, discussions and assessment strategies, tests, quizzes, homework and even up to midterm breaks for the academic session ought to be structured in order to fit in perfectly, the approved academic activities for the session.
To further emphasize the importance of this document, the scheme of work is the complete guide on all academic activities enforced by the Federal government of Nigeria through the ministry of education on all Junior secondary schools in Nigeria as it relates not just to the subjects but the academic session as a whole. It is used to ensure that the learning purposes, aims and objectives of the subject meant for that class are successfully achieved.
Scheme of work for Mathematics in JSS 1 are the same for both private and public secondary schools in Nigeria, that is, the scheme of work for a private school is the same with that of public or government owned secondary schools, principals and teachers in secondary schools in Nigeria are to adhere to the approved scheme of work as mandated by the ministry of education.
Mathematics as a course is one of the most dreaded subjects amongst students in junior secondary schools. The scheme of work provided here would go a long way in not just helping the teachers in carefully breaking down the subject, topics and subtopics but also, devise more practical ways of imparting this knowledge on the pupils.
We have realized that the search for the government approved scheme of work for mathematics has been on the rise, reason being that mathematics is one of the most important subjects offered in Junior and senior secondary schools. It is also an important admission requirements for admission into any higher institution. The fact that the scheme of work for mathematics in Junior secondary is the same irrespective of whether the school if public or private, it makes it much easier and brings about uniformity in the educational sector.
This post is quite a lengthy one as it provide in full details, the government approved scheme of work for all topics and sub-topics in Mathematics in Junior secondary school.
For those interested in establishing a secondary school in Nigeria, this is one of the schemes of works that would be required when submitting your documents for approval to the Lagos state government or the state the school is to be sited.
Please note that the scheme of work for JSS 1 mathematics provided here is for 1st term, 2nd term and 3rd term as approved by Lagos state government, Federal government and other states in Nigeria.
What You Stand To Gain From This Post
- Government approved Scheme of work for Mathematics for JSS 1(first term)
- Scheme of work for Mathematics for JSS 1 (Second term)
- Scheme of work for Mathematics for JSS 1 (Third term)
Government Approved Scheme of Work For Mathematics JSS 1 (1st 2nd and 3rd Term)
SCHEME OF WORK FOR MATHEMATICS JSS 1 FIRST TERM
1 Number and numeration (writing in figure)
i) C. M. of whole numbers
ii) C. F. of whole numbers
- Changing proper fractions to improper fraction and vice-versa
- Changing improper fractions to mixed number and vice-versa
- Equivalent fractions
- Addition and subtraction of fractions
- Multiplication and division of fractions
- BODMAS of fractions
SCHEME OF WORK FOR MATHEMATICS JSS 1 SECOND TERM
- Number base – changing to binary numbers
- Addition and subtraction of number base
- Multiplication of number base
- Basic operations (place value)
- Decimal (Addition and subtraction)
- Algebraic process
- Word problem in Algebra
SCHEME OF WORK FOR MATHEMATICS JSS 1 THIRD TERM
- Word problem in symbolic terms
- Simple equations
- Geometry (Plane shapes)
- Solid shapes
This is the government approved scheme of work for JSS 1(Junior secondary school 1) mathematics from first to third term currently in Nigeria, However, you can download the free PDF file for record purposes.
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