2022/2023 First Term Economics Scheme Of Work For SS3

Economics scheme of work

UNIFIED SCHEME OF WORK FOR ECONOMICS

CLASS: SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL THREE

TERM: FIRST TERM SCHEME OF WORK

WEEK 1

Revision And General Cleaning

WEEK 2

TOPIC

Balance Of Payments

(B.O.P).

CONTENTS

– terms of trade and measurements

– favorable and unfavorable balance of payment and their effects

– the balance of payment concepts

Methods of correcting the balance of payment problems.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– identify factors that give rise to the payment of money into and out of the home country’s account.

– explain the balance of payment concepts such as trade balance and current account balance.

– identify the different ways of dealing with the balance of payments disequilibrium

– trace the development in Nigeria’s balance of payment

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The central bank of Nigeria publication

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Guide students to be able to state the meaning of the balance of payment and list its component using a central bank of Nigeria publication

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Write a note on the meaning and major concept of balance of payment and its composition

WEEK  3

TOPIC

Economic Growth And Development

CONTENTS

– definition of economic growth and development

– distinguish between economic growth and development

– problems of economic development in Nigeria

– characteristic of underdeveloped economic

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– explain the concept of economic development and distinguish between economic growth and development

– explain the characteristic of an underdeveloped economy

– explain the factors that influence the economic development

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Textbooks

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Guide students to explain the difference between economic growth and development

– explain the indices of economic development

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Identify the characteristic of a developed economy

WEEK  4

TOPIC

Economic Development Planning

CONTENTS

– elements of development planning

– Nigeria planning experience

– objectives of Nigeria’s development

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– explain the meaning of economic development planning

– explain the importance of economic planning in national development

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Arrange a meeting with the planning ministry of state

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Introduce types of an economic plan to the student

– guide the student to explain the reason for planning and the problem associated with planning in Nigeria

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Discuss the different types of economic plans.

WEEK  5

TOPIC

International Economic Organizations

CONTENTS

Historical development of these :

– ECOWAS, ECA, IMF, IBRD, ADB.

– aims, objectives, and role of the organization

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– discuss the contribution of ECOWAS, ECA, IMF, IBRD, and ADB to the economic growth and development of Nigeria

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Organize a visit to project sites within their localities

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Guide students to explain the functions and benefit that Nigeria derived from ECA, IMF, IBRD,  ADB, and COWAS.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

The student should visit world bank assisted projects in their localities

WEEK 6

TOPIC

International Economic Organizations. (Contents)

CONTENTS

Historical development of this organization :

– ECOWAS, ECA, IMF, IBRD, ADB.

– aims, objectives, and role of the organization 

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– discuss the contribution of OPEC, WACH, GATT, and UNCTAD to the economic growth and development of Nigeria

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Organize a visit to the project site within their localities

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Guide students to explain the functions and benefit that Nigeria derived from OPEC, WACH, GATT, and UNCTAD.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Students should visit world bank assisted projects in their localities

WEEK 7

TOPIC

Current Economic Plan

CONTENTS

– meaning of economic plain

– objectives of MDGs.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES                                                                 

Students should be able to:-

– list and explain current economic planning instruments like millennium development goals.

– list and explain the objectives of MDGs.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Newspaper, articles, magazines, and the  internet

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Guide the students to list and be able to explain the MDGs and their objectives

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Search for current information on progress being made in the attainment of the MDGs.

WEEK 8

TOPIC

Current Economic Plans (Contents)

CONTENTS

– meaning of

NEEDS AND VISSION 2020.

– objectives of NEEDS AND VISSION 2020

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– list and explain current economic planning instruments like the National economic empowerment and development strategy ( NEEDS) and VISSION 2020

– list and explain the objectives of NEEDS & VISSION 2020

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Newspaper, articles, magazines, and the internet

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Guide the students to list and be able to explain the NEEDS, VISSION 2020, and its objectives

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Search for current information on progress being made in the attainment of the NEEDS & VISSION 2020.

WEEK 9

TOPIC

Economic Development Challenges

CONTENTS

– meaning of poverty

– effects of poverty

– method of poverty alleviation and eradication

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– explain development challenges such as debt burden and debt relief, poverty alleviation and  eradication

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Newspaper, articles, magazines,s and the internet.

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Ask students to search and download current information on the poverty alleviation agencies 

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Search the internet for current information on the state of the Nigerian economy

WEEK 10

TOPIC

Economic Development And Challenges

CONTENTS

– meaning of HIV/ AIDS

– mode of HIV/AID transmission

– effect of HIV/AIDS on the Nigerian economy

– measure and agencies responsible for the control of HIV/AIDS

– meaning and nature of corruption

– firm and causes of corruption

– consequence and control of corruption

– power and energy inadequacy. 

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– explain the meaning of HIV/AIDS

– state the mode of HIV/AIDS transmission

– explain the meaning of corruption

– list the various form and causes of corruption and its control

– list problems of hydropower generation

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Newspaper, articles, magazines, and the internet

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Ask students to search and download current information on HIV/AIDS.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Search the internet for current information on the state of the Nigerian economy

WEEK 11

TOPIC

Economic Reform Programmes

CONTENTS

– consolidation of financial institutions

– privatization and commercialization

– EFCC, ICPC, NAFDAC and SON.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to :

– explain economic return programs such as consolidation of financial institutions.

– privatization and commercialization, deregulation

– discuss the roles of EFCC and ICPC in the Nigerian economy

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Newspaper articles magazines and the internet

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

Ask students to search for current information on the progress being made in the implementation of the recent economic reforms.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

Search the internet for information on the  level of implementation of the economic reforms, their benefit, and challenges

WEEK 12 & 13

Revision And Examination

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