Ekiti State University

Welcome to the Department

Welcome to the Department of Social Science Education, Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. This is a department where students specialize on Social Science programmes in education

Social Science is a group of disciplines that studies people in various perspectives.  It deals with human behavior, institutions, functioning of human society and interpersonal relationships of individuals as members of the society.  The disciplines that constitute Social Science Education include Geography, Political Science (Government), Social Studies and Economics.  Each of the Social Science Education disciplines has its focus, purpose, goals and objectives to accomplish in order to enhance meaningful living of the people in the society.

The philosophy of Social Science Education therefore hinges on acquisition of knowledge of the Social Sciences and their relevance to developing the society through effective teaching to ensure attainment of national objectives of education.