Moral Decadence among Nigerian Youth and the Role of Parents and Schools

Moral Decadence among Nigerian Youth and the Role of Parents and Schools: A Study On Urban Secondary School Students In Ebonyi State

Abstract

 

Moral decadence among Nigerian youths and the role of parents and teachers is a search for the role parents and teachers could play in reduction and elimination of moral decadence among youths. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The area of the study is Abakaliki the capital of Ebonyi State. The population of the study is 300 teachers selected out of 845 teachers in the area. Simple random sampling technique was used for selection of the teachers. Structured questionnaire was used to collect data and mean used for data analysis. The results revealed among others that parents and teachers are capable of remoulding and shaping of youths moral behaviour; hence their active participation in character formation is required. Based on the findings, recommendations were made to remedy the situation

Keywords: Moral decadence, Nigerian youths, Causes, Categories, Curbing strategy.

Moral Decadence among Nigerian Youth and the Role of Parents and Schools: A Study On Urban Secondary School Students In Ebonyi State

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