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Influence of Human Sexuality Education on the Personality Development of in-School Adolescents Among Secondary Schools in Ankpa District of Kogi State

Journal: IMPACT : International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature ( IMPACT : IJRHAL ) (Vol.5, No. 8)

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Page : 39-48

Keywords : Sexuality Education; Adolescence and Counseling Implications;

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This study investigated the influence of human sexuality, on the personality development of in-school adolescents, among secondary schools, in Ankpa District of Kogi State. The population for the study comprises of all teachers of secondary schools, in Ankpa district. The random sampling technique was used to select three hundred (300) secondary schools, for the study. Self developed questionnaires titled “Influence of Sexuality Education on Personality Development Questionnaire” (ISEPD) was used as an instrument. The psychometric properties of the instrument was determined and yielded a correlation coefficient of .81, after a test-retest using Pearson “r”. Three research questions were drawn for the study and with a criterion of 2.50, the mean rating was used to analyze the data collected. The result, among others, revealed that, what is being taught presently on Sexuality Education are concepts of Biology, Health Science and Integrated Science, that are related to Human Sexuality and that it is not a main tool for procreation. Recommendations include implementation of Sexuality Education Curriculum designed by National Council on Education and the Counselor as fulcrum for the implementation of the Sexuality Education Curriculum.

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