Last Updated on January 12, 2019 by Alabi M. S.
TOPIC: Training the Population to be Healthy and Productive – Labour Force
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
- What labour force means.
- Identify areas where labour is required in the community.
- Explain why the population must be trained to become a healthy labour force.
- List four ways to train the population to become healthy labour force.
- Identify four ways through which aids affect the labour force.
The pupils are required to already have learned resources utilization.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Charts showing people working in farms, offices, hospitals, etc.
- Charts showing people affected by sexually transmitted infections/AIDS.
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Course Book
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LABOUR FORCE means all the people in the country who are of the right age to work.
WHERE LABOUR FORCE ARE REQUIRED?
- Government offices, etc.
WHY THE POPULATION MUST BE TRAINED TO BECOME HEALTHY LABOUR FORCE
- To make the population strong and healthy.
- To increase productivity.
- To reduce money spent treating diseases.
HOW TO TRAIN THE POPULATION TO BECOME A HEALTHY LABOUR FORCE
- Education on healthy living, e.g. proper feeding relaxation, etc.
- Organizing on – the – job training programmes on sexually transmitted infections education.
- Adult education programmes on AIDS.
- Mass literacy campaign on sexually transmitted infections and aids.
- Use of health extension worker.
WAYS THROUGH WHICH SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS/AIDS AFFECTS THE LABOUR FORCE
- Reduction in productivity
- Poor performance
- Ill health
- Low moral
- Low self esteem
- Reduction of manpower through death
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Leads class discussion.
- Pupil’s Activities – Discuss and explain labour force.
- Organizes pupils to role play various jobs in the community.
- Pupil’s Activities – Role play the various in the locality.
- Guides the pupils to identify and list ways to train the population to become a healthy labour force and ways through which sexually transmitted infections and aids affect the labour force.
- Pupil’s Activities – Identify and list ways to train the population to become a healthy labour force and ways through which sexually transmitted infections and aids affect the labour force.
- Guides and supervise pupil’s activities.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – water transportation.
- Explain what labour force is.
- State three areas where labour force is required in community.
- List four ways to train the population to become healthy.
- Explain two reasons why population must be trained to become healthy.
- Identify four ways through which sexually transmitted infections and AIDS affect the labour force.