Introducing agriculture as a subject in the primary school curriculum in Zimbabwe: prospects and challenges

The study aimed at investigating challenges faced introducing agriculture as a subject in primary schools in Zimbabwe. The study was carried out in urban primary schools in Zimbabwe. Data were generated through interviews open-ended questionnaires and data were qualitatively analysed. The study found out that the schools had a challenges in introducing agriculture because the lacked human and material resources. The study concluded that schools were not ready to teach agriculture at this stage. The study recommended that schools need to be assisted with resources and training of teachers to ensure effective teaching of agriculture in primary schools.

Author: 
Cuthbert Majoni
Journal Name: 
Int J Inf Res Rev
Volume No: 
03
Issue No: 
01
Year: 
2016
Paper Number: 
0759
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