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Term: 1st Term
Class: Senior Secondary School 1
Age: 15 years
Duration: 40 minutes of 2 periods each
Subject: Civic Education
Topic:- Youth empowerment
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, questions and answers, demonstration, videos from source
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Videos, loud speaker, textbook, pictures
The teacher reviews the previous lesson on youth empowerment
Students pay attention
She discusses other youth empowerment skills
Students pay attention and participates
She discusses the importance and benefits of youth empowerment
Students pay attention and participate
The teacher writes a summarized note on the board
The students copy the note in their books
YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SKILLS
Organizational empowerment is a management approach that aims to
provide employees with the resources, information, and support they need
to take ownership of their work and make decisions that drive
It involves creating a supportive work environment where employees feel
confident, competent, and motivated to take on new responsibilities and
drive positive change.
Meanwhile, here are some key skills associated with organizational
(a) Communication Skills: Effective communication is essential for
This includes the ability to convey information effectively, listen to
feedback, and engage in productive conversations with employees.
(b) Delegation Skills: A successful leader must be dynamic and skilful at
delegating tasks and responsibilities to others.
It involves identifying the right people for the job, setting clear expectations,
and providing the necessary resources and support for success.
(c) Trust-Building Skills: Empowerment requires a strong trust between
leaders and employees. Leaders must have the ability to build trust through
transparency, honesty, and integrity.
(d) Collaboration Skills: Empowered employees must have the ability to
work effectively with others to achieve common goals.
Leaders must foster collaboration and teamwork, where employees feel
comfortable sharing ideas, feedback, and constructive criticism.
(e) Decision-Making Skills: Empowered employees must be able to make
decisions independently and with confidence.
Leaders must provide employees with the resources and information they
need to make informed decisions, and encourage employees to take
Social empowerment skills refer to abilities and competencies that enable
individuals to assert their rights, participate in decision-making processes,
and take control of their lives.
The key components of these skills include self-awareness,
communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making,
interpersonal skills, leadership, and emotional intelligence.
Individuals can develop these skills through education, training, and life
experiences and crucial for individuals to participate in society and make
positive changes in their lives and communities.
Cultural empowerment refers to the act of promoting and strengthening the
cultural identity, heritage, and agency of individuals or communities.
It aims to increase their awareness, understanding, and appreciation of
their cultural values, beliefs, and practices to enhance their ability to make
informed decisions about their own lives and to participate actively in their
Individuals can develop cultural empowerment skills through various
(a) Cultural education and awareness: This involves gaining knowledge
about one’s own culture, as well as learning about other cultures, their
histories, traditions, and practices.
This is possible through various sources such as books, online resources,
cultural events, and workshops.
(b) Cultural skills and techniques: This includes learning specific skills
and techniques related to one’s cultural heritage, such as traditional music,
dance, or culinary arts. These skills not only promote cultural identity but
also provide a sense of pride and accomplishment.
(c) Cultural communication and expression: Cultural empowerment
involves expressing oneself in a culturally appropriate and meaningful way,
whether through language, music, art, or other forms of cultural expression.
It helps individuals to connect with their cultural heritage and to share it with
(d) Cultural leadership and participation: Cultural empowerment
requires individuals to be active participants in their communities and to
take on leadership roles in promoting their cultural heritage.
Individuals can do this by participating in cultural events, organizing
community projects, or volunteering for cultural organizations.
IMPORTANCE/BENEFITS OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT
EVALUATION: 1. Discuss other youth empowerment skills
CLASSWORK: As in evaluation
CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the students positively