Ensuring Peaceful Elections

Gold level

Published on 9/21/2012

Learning objectives

  • the concept of peaceful elections
  • the various ways of ensuring peaceful elections
  • to educate the public on ways of ensuring peaceful elections; using educational materials they have developed
Created for

Ages 14 - 18

Subject

Music

Social Studies

Technology/ICT

Twenty-first century skills

World Languages

21st Century Skills

Collaboration

Knowledge building & critical thinking

Global awareness & civic literacy

ICT for learning

Problem solving & innovation (creativity)

Student self-assessment

Required hardware

PC

Instructional approach

Project based learning (PBL)

Personalized learning

Independent study

Learning activity details

As Ghana prepares for general elections amidst fears of possible electoral violence as exhibited in other African countries, students were tasked to find the various ways of ensuring peaceful elections. Students engaged the public, some state institutions and other students through interviews and the administration of questionnaires manually and online to solicit their views on the topic. Upon the analysis and evaluation of the results, students used their findings to do peer and public education.

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