The Relevance of Football Curriculum in Same Selected Zone of Ethiopian Secondary Schools



The purpose of this study was to assess the relevance of Football Curriculum (Physical Education) in Some selected of Ethiopian’s Secondary. Accordingly, it examined the curriculum relevance in football course. To accomplish this purpose across sectional descriptive survey design, which is supplemented by qualitative research, was employed. The study was carried out in selected eight secondary schools of East Showa Zone. The 16 teachers were selected purposively. Three hundred and fifty seven (357) students were included in the study using purposive sampling techniques from top10 students. Seven schools principals were also included in the study by using census. Questionnaire was the main instrument of data collection. Interview and observation were also utilized to substantiate the data gained through the questionnaire. Percentage was employed to analyze the quantitative data, while qualitative data which was obtained through open-ended questions, interview and observation were analyzed using thematic analysis. The findings in this Study demonstrated that the program length given for football teaching is not sufficient to produce the expected knowledge & skills. Similarly, the existing program would not ensure the students to possessing basic knowledge and background about football. Based on the findings, it is possible to conclude that, the implementation of football curriculum in the secondary schools of East Showa Zone were low. The point of the recommendations include:  additional time is required to fulfill course objectives and the curriculum needs more modification.

DOI: 10.7176/JTHS/50-02

Publication date:September 30th 2020

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