International Journal of
Educational Administration and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Educ. Admin. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6656
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 215

Review

Utilizing drama in the teaching of environment issues to primary School Pupils

Ubong S. Nda
Department of Theatre Arts, University of Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria.  
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 03 January 2012
  •  Published: 31 May 2012

Abstract

As the problem of environmental irresponsibility gains greater focus in international discourses, the need has arisen to take its message to the young. This is predicted on the fact that if children are inculcated with environmental consciousness early enough, the possibility of environmental awareness and the urge to maintain environmental responsibility could be higher than it is. But the method of impartation becomes an issue, especially when the fact remains that young minds need something spectacular and eventful, to create lasting impressions. This essay proposes the utilization of drama as the methodology in imparting lasting lessons on the environment on the young persons, especially at primary levels of formal education

 

Key words: Environment, children, drama, play, role-playing.