FG Directs Immediate Return Of  History Study To Schools.



The Federal Government has directed all basic and secondary schools across the country to immediately implement the teaching of history as a standalone subject from the next academic calendar .

Mr Sonny Echono , Permanent Secretary , Ministry of Education made this known on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja .

The Federal Government on June 18 promised the return history to school curriculum while ensuring that all primary school teachers are trained to deliver digital literacy .

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared at the launch of Education for Justice Programme that government had kick- started implementation in 12 primary and secondary schools across the six geopolitical zones and instructional classes have also commenced .

According to Echono , the directive has already been given and it is automatic that all the schools should implement simultaneously .

“ By the next academic calendar , history will be taught as a standalone subject .

“ It is with immediate implementation . So, definitely for the next academic year everybody will fall in line because we already articulated the curriculum and the examination should be done along those lines , ” he said.

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