Social Studies Educaion as a Tool for Peace Advancement in Nigeria
Okogu, J. O.and Umudjere, S. O.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
This study examines Social Studies Education as a tool for advancement of peace in Nigeria. It adopts literature review as its research approach. It discovers that social studies education was introduced into Nigerian schools to project and disseminate vital knowledge, skills, values, and right attitudes combined that are suitable for addressing the challenges of peace keeping and instability in Nigeria. It is with this mindset that the study recommends that social studies education should be used as corrective measures in propagating peace and tranquility for the progress of Nigerian society because its contents have value laden to accommodate contemporary changes, challenges and progress for the purpose of maintaining peace in Nigeria