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Teacher’s Perception Regarding Basic Education Addressing Reproductive Health: Curricula, Materials and Methods Used

Teacher’s Perception Regarding Basic Education Addressing Reproductive Health: Curricula, Materials and Methods Used

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Title: Teacher’s Perception Regarding Basic Education Addressing Reproductive Health: Curricula, Materials and Methods Used
Author: Rabih, Badr Eldin H; Mohammed, Abd Elbasit E; Elawad, Mohammed A
Abstract: Setting-based study was conducted to study teacher’s perceptions regarding the contents addressing the reproductive health needs of pupils in the basic education curricula and methods used. A questionnaire prepared, and tested, then directed to the teachers to obtain data regarding teachers´ perceptions about contents, methods, tools and materials addressing health in the curriculum. According to findings about 72.9% of the teachers said that the contents are accurate, 82.9% mentioned that the Reproductive Health (RH) contents are updated, 71.2% perceived that the RH contents were collected from diverse sources, 77% said that the RH contents are organized logically, and approximately 62.9% of teachers mentioned that the presentation of RH topics in the text books suitable for the pupils’ age group. As regards to methods and materials used in RH education, 63.5% of teachers mentioned that the teaching methods and materials are efficient to the RH contents, 51.7% said that the teaching methods and materials are accurate, 66.5% perceived that the teaching methods and reproductive tools are up to date, and 75.9% of teachers said that the teaching methods and tools are free from undesirable propaganda. The study concluded that in order to sustain and promote the teacher’s perceptions, RH topics should be taught by qualified teachers, health education targeting reproductive health is essential component for pupils and teachers.
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/26748


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