Family Life and HIV Education Programme in Secondary Schools in Bauchi Central Senatorial Zone, Bauchi State
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Risky sexual behaviours among adolescents are often associated with a lack of proper Family Life and HIV Education. The purpose of this study was to assess the Family Life and HIV/Education in Bauchi Central Senatorial District Bauchi State, Nigeria. Three specific objectives were formulated to guide the study. The study utilized the descriptive survey research design. The population of the study was 40,092 secondary school students and 384 FLHE teachers in Bauchi Central Senatorial District Bauchi State. The sample size consists of 408 students and 48 teachers selected using a multistage sampling procedure. Two instruments were used for the study, namely: “Assessment of FLHE Questionnaire for teachers –AFLHEQT”, and “Assessment of FLHE Questionnaire for Students – AFLHEQS” The AFLHEQT and AFLHEQS were face validated by five experts from the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and the reliability coefficient of the instrument was .78. Frequencies and percentages were used for answering the research questions. Of the 456 copies of the questionnaire 448 copies were duly completed and used for data analysis. The results of the study showed that there was high extent of course contents coverage for FLHE in secondary school while there was a very low extent of instructional materials usage by teachers. It was concluded among others, that adequate provision of different types of instructional material for FLHE is needed in the study area for effective teaching and learning in FLHE.