Population Control and Family Life Education in South-South, Nigeria

  • Doris Emmanuel Ushie Department of Social Science Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
  • Sunday David Edinyang Department of Social Science Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
  • Austin Robert Igwe Department of Social Science Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
  • Joy Anthony Ukam Department of Social Science Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
  • Abigail Ojong Ejoh Department of Social Science Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Abstract

The purpose of this paper was to explore the importance of family life education in South-South Nigeria as regards population growth. An initiative has delved into the philosophical conceptions of schooling and the population in family life. It also presents an overview of the positive effects of education in family life. Today, population growth in South-South Nigeria presents many problems, including; poverty and unemployment. The paper accounts for ways in which family life education will play a significant role in improving the population's management. Finally, the article suggests that Growth and Development in adolescence is an integral component of family life education. Strengthened educational efforts should be undertaken in areas such as self-understanding, guardian relationships, jobs, obligations, feelings, stress management, dating, romance, maturity development, and enhancements to sexuality.

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Published
2020-07-10
How to Cite
Ushie, D. E., Edinyang, S. D., Igwe, A. R., Ukam, J. A., & Ejoh, A. O. (2020). Population Control and Family Life Education in South-South, Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 11(4), 87. https://doi.org/10.36941/mjss-2020-0043
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