A group, Youth Health and Social Reforms (YOHESOR) has canvassed the introduction of improved anti-corruption content and life-building skills in the curricula of Nigerian schools.
The group’s National Coordinator, Dr. Ijeoma Arodiogbu, disclosed that YOHESOR is collaborating with the Federal Ministry of Education and other stakeholders on anti-corruption campaign in schools through The Value Project.
In a statement he issued on Thursday, Arodiogbu said that the programme would be hinged on Picture Code, Curriculum Enrichment and Peer Education to drive home the anti-corruption message among students.
According to him: “Through the picture code may not cover all facets of corrupt practices and habits but it would try to capture the very relevant ones that are quite common among students and adults in the school environment and public office respectively were captured.”
He noted that the advocacy on curriculum enrichment is concerned with enhancing the basic and secondary education sectors to impact highest level of morals and ethics in students to bring the desired social and economic re-engineering.
“The YOHESOR-NGO is advocating for curriculum enrichment with adapted life-building skills and anti-corruption education content and subject matter that will ensure skills on the learners,” parts of the statement read.
In view of this, Arodiogbu said the NGO said it has reached out to the Nigerian Educational Research Development Council (NERDC) and initiated the dialogue for curriculum enrichment towards the anti-corruption education campaign.