ANTHONY BORDOH; ISAAC ESHUN; EMMANUEL BREW; SYLVANUS KOFIE; SHANI OSMA; PATRICK KWARTENG.
Social Studies is an integrated discipline which is full of concepts, requiring a resourceful teacher to handle it. Social Studies syllabus for Ghanaian Senior High Schools is replete with concepts that are taught and learnt. There is therefore the need to conduct a study into teachers’ attitudes and factors towards teaching and learning of Social Studies concepts in selected Senior High Schools in Ghana. Non-probability sampling method was used. Twenty-one (21) interview checklists were used as the main tool for data collection. Social Studies concepts are to prepare students to be concerned and participatory citizens who are willing to help in solving personal and societal problems. It is recommended that frequent seminars and periodic or regular in-service training should be organized by the Ghana Education Service to help Social Studies teachers to acquaint themselves with the teaching and learning of Social Studies concepts to achieve the desired goals and objectives of the subject.
Evaluation, Attitudes, Factors Concepts, Social Studies, Curriculum, Senior High Schools, Ghana
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Department of Arts and Social Sciences, Fosu College of Education, AssinFosu, Gha-na.
Department of Arts and Social Sciences, Tumu College of Education, Tumu, Ghana.
Department of Arts and Social Sciences, Wiawso College of Education, SefwiWiawso, Ghana