Secondary School Students Preferences for Instructional Strategies for Sex Education

  • AO Momodu


Sex is a very sensitive topic and considered a taboo in the Nigerian society.
Yet, value pertaining to discipline in sexual attitude among adolescent is
gradually being eroded. There is a prevalence of illicit sex, homosexual
behaviour and lesbianism, teenage pregnancy etc among our teenagers.
These are pointers to the fact that there is need for emphasis on sexuality
education. This study was conducted to find out the preference of secondary
school students towards instructional and evaluation strategies of sex
education. Using the multi- stage random sampling technique, 600 students
between the ages of 13 to 18 years, were selected for the study. Data were
collected using a questionnaire and analysed using descriptive statistical
techniques. The analysis and findings revealed that subjects (79.3%) would
prefer the multidisciplinary approach involving various professionals to the
single subject teacher approach. More than 70% of the students want
multimodal approach to assessment.

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