The government approved scheme of work and curriculum for Social Studies for junior secondary school three (3) for first term, second term and third term is out. The state and federal ministry of education have recommended a unified scheme of works for all Junior secondary schools in Nigeria, in other words, all Junior and senior secondary schools in Nigeria must operate with the same scheme of work for both private secondary schools and public (government owned) secondary schools in Nigeria.
Just like other schemes of work, Social Studies scheme of work for Junior Secondary school (JSS 3) 1st term, 2nd term and 3rd term have been provided in details here. Do you know that before approval to operate and own a secondary school in Nigeria. The scheme of work for all subjects must be presented as this is one of the criteria for starting a private primary or secondary school in Nigeria.
For prospective school owners, teachers and assistant teachers, Social studies scheme of work is defined as a guideline that defines the contents and structure of Social Studies as a subject offered under junior and senior secondary school. The scheme of work for Social Studies be it Junior or Senior secondary school, maps out in a clearer fashion, how the topics and subtopics for a particular subject, group works and practicals, discussions and assessment strategies, tests, quizzes and homework ought to be structured in order to fit in perfectly, the approved academic activities for the academic session.
To further emphasize the importance of this document, the JSS 3 curriculum for Social studies spells out the complete guide on all academic subjects in theory and practicals. It is used to ensure that the learning purposes, aims and objectives of the subject meant for that class are successfully achieved.
Social Studies Scheme of Work for JSS 3 is 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.
Social Studies is one of the few subjects offered from primary school to university level. In higher institutions it is known as Social Studies education or Social Works. The scheme of work for Social Studies 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 using the recommended text books.
There have been a sporadic increase in the search for the government approved curriculum for Social Studies reason being that Social Studies 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 consistency 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 Social Studies as a subject offered in Junior secondary school three (JSS 3).
As part of the requirements for setting up a secondary school in Nigeria, doe those interested should note that a scheme of work must be presented to the ministry of Education, you can read further on documents and all that is required for establishing a secondary school in Nigeria.
Please note that Social Studies scheme of work for JSS 3 provided here is for first term, second term and third term as approved by Lagos state government, Federal government and other state governments in Nigeria.
What You Stand To Gain From This Post
- Government approved Scheme of work for Social Studies for JSS 3 (First term)
- Social Studies scheme of work and curriculum for JSS 3 (Second term)
- Social Studies scheme of work and curriculum for JSS 3 (Third term)
Scheme of work for Social Studies for Junior secondary school three (JSS 3) first term covers the following topics and sub-topics; TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN AND CHILDREN; Definition, Factors responsible for children and women trafficking, Consequences of trafficking, Possible ways of preventing human trafficking. HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES; Definition, Types of harmful traditional practices in Nigeria, Measures of preventing harmful traditional practices and other topics which can be seen below under the sub-heading; ‘Social Studies scheme of work for JSS 3 first term’.In addition, students are to be tutored using the Junior WAEC approved text books for social studies only.
Social Studies Scheme of Work for for Junior secondary school three (JSS 3) second term covers the following topics and sub-topics; ECONOMIC INSTITUTION IN NIGERIA; Banks, Functions of commercial banks, Functions of central banks of Nigeria. INSURANCES; Types of insurance, Functions of insurance, Nigeria deposit insurance corporation (NDIC), Roles of NDIC. NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE; Security and exchange commission, What is a share?, Roles of Nigerian stock exchange, Roles of securities and exchange and other topics which can be seen below under the sub-heading; Social Studies Scheme of work for JSS 3 in 2nd term. Again, note that you are mandated to use the Junior WAEC approved text books for Social studies only.
Scheme of work for Social Studies for Junior secondary school three (JSS 3) third term covers the following topics and sub-topics; The World and its People; Continents and countries of the world, Minor races and their characteristics, Media Expression;Types of media expression, Media portrayal of gender, Influence of the mass media on value and attitude and other topics which can be seen below under the sub-heading; ‘Social Studies scheme of work for JSS 3 third term’. In addition, teachers are mandated to make use of the Junior WAEC approved text books for social studies only.
Social Studies Scheme of Work For JSS 3 (First Term – Third Term)
SCHEME OF WORK FOR SOCIAL STUDIES JSS 3 FIRST TERM
1 TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN AND CHILDREN
Factors responsible for children and women trafficking
Consequences of trafficking
Possible ways of preventing human trafficking
2. HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES
Types of harmful traditional practices in Nigeria
Measures of preventing harmful traditional practices
Meaning of population
Basic units of population
Factors in securing population growth and control
4. FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION
Meaning of family life education
Population and resources available
Family size and consequences
Meaning of peace
Types of peace
Importance of peace
Ways of promoting peace
Meaning of conflicts & types
Causes of conflicts
Consequences of conflicts
Non-violent methods of resolving conflicts
7. NATIONAL ECONOMY
Meaning of national economy
Economic activities in Nigeria
8. SECTORS OF AN ECONOMY
Meaning of a sector of an economy
Sectors of the Nigerian economy (a) primary (b)
Importance of the economic activities in Nigeria
SOCIAL STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 3 SECOND TERM
1. ECONOMIC INSTITUTION IN NIGERIA
Functions of commercial banks
Functions of central banks of Nigeria
Types of insurance
Functions of insurance
Nigeria deposit insurance corporation (NDIC)
Roles of NDIC
3. NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE
Security and exchange commission
What is a share?
Roles of Nigerian stock exchange
Roles of securities and exchange
Types of transportation
Advantages of various types
Disadvantage of air, sea and road transport
5. GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
(i) Reasons for global international co-operation
(ii) Strategies for achieving global international
Consequence of global international co-operation
6. INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT
Causes of international conflict solutions
7. COMMON CRIMES AND ASSOCIATED PUNISHMENT
Crimes and national security
SOCIAL STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 3 THIRD TERM
- Revision of last term’s work.
- The World and its People.
Continents and countries of the world.
- Minor races and their characteristics
- Media expression.
– Types of media expression.
– Media portrayal of gender
– Influence of the mass media on value and attitude.
5. International Economic Cooperation.
– FESTAC meaning and message.
7, JSCE Examination.
The above is the current government approved scheme of work for Social Studies for JSS 3 (Junior secondary school three) class from first to third term. However, you can download the free PDF file for record purposes.
If you have any questions as regards Social Studies scheme of Work For JSS 3 class, kindly send them to us via the comment section below and we shall respond accordingly as usual.