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Nigeria Reintroduces History In Schools From 2018/2019 Academic Session


The Nigeria Education Research and Development Council (NERDC) is set to reintroduce History as a subject, start from the 2018/2019 scholarly session.

The NERDC Executive Secretary, Ismail Junaidu, told the News organization of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday that the educational programs is prepared.

He said that the subject would now be an independent educational modules and would be instructed

from essential one to JSS III.

NAN reports that the National Council on Education had endorsed the reintroduction

of the subject in July.

The official secretary said that the NERDC

had sent a specimen of the new educational modules for History to the states to give them sufficient time to prepare of its usage.

“All states are relied upon to be sharpened and instructors prepared on the most proficient method to utilize the educational modules previously the execution can start.

“We have to give the states abundant time to put their home all together before we begin actualizing the educational modules,” he told NAN.

As per him, History is now in the senior auxiliary school educational programs.

He said the execution would just begin after the educational modules had been dispersed to states.

“We have started chip away at the educational modules in light of the fact that the NCE has given the mandate, it will soon get to schools.

“The usage will start in the following scholastic session,” he guaranteed.

Mr. Junaidu included that the NCE had endorsed that all endeavors ought to be made to guarantee the beginning of History in schools and it will be refined.

“By the following scholarly session (2018/2019),

everything will be set up,’ the official secretary said. (NAN)

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