USING ECUMENICAL EDUCATION TO HARMONIES NIGERIAN CITIZENS
1. 0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY
Nigerian socio-economic system is in shambles because of an inappropriate approach towards solving educational problems. Valuable democratic principles are not practiced in our educational system. People no longer live with the spirit of brotherhood. Youths in Nigeria want to ascertain their individuality through deviating from the social norms, engaging in examination malpractice, robbery, violence, kidnapping, wearing indecent clothes, and cultism. All these problems are the result of a lack of orientation towards ecumenical education.
1.2 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
This study seeks to look into exposing ecumenical education as the solution to harmonizing and developing Nigerian youths.
1.3 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
The study is important because it will help to enlighten our educational administrators and curriculum planners, parents, and teachers on the right approach in relating with young people and also on the right dimension to follow in order to solve the existing problems in Nigeria.
1.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS
1) In what ways can we implant the spirit of caringness, belongingness, cooperation, and collaboration among Nigerians?
2) To what extent can ecumenical values help to improve youth’s behavior in various schools?.