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Textiles Syllabus for WAEC

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TEXTILES

1. PREAMBLE

Textile is a component of the Visual Art programme at the Senior High School. It comprises the
rationale for studying the Subject, tools/equipment and materials, processes from fibre
preparation to fabric construction, decoration, finishing and care.

The programme aims at developing patriotism, cultural awareness, and skills acquisition for future employment.
The aim of the syllabus is to help and guide examiners to identify suitable examinable domains in
the textile field.

The candidates’ acquisition of sound knowledge to achieve desired goals are of primary
importance to the individual and the community at large:

2. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The examination syllabus intends to give candidates diversified channels through which they will
involve themselves in experiments, observations, analyzing and evaluating the result of their
findings.

Candidates are therefore to respond to questions that seek to examine:

(i) the rationale for studying textiles
(ii) the development and careers in textiles
(iii) the development of positive attitudes and skills in producing indigenous and
contemporary textiles
(iv) effective manipulative skills, using tools, materials and the computer technology and
safety measures to be taken.
(v) the level of creativity as envisaged in design work for fashion, printing, weaving and
dying of fabrics
(vi) skills for sustainable development and competencies of exploring the indigenous textile
industry
(vii) elements in entrepreneurial skills such as costing, pricing and marketing of textile
products.
(viii) appreciation and patronage of indigenous and contemporary textile products
(ix) competencies in building portfolio and skills in mounting exhibitions in textiles.
3. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
There will be three papers, Papers 1, 2 and 3, all of which must be taken. Papers 1 and 2
will be composite paper to be taken at one sitting.

 

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Yoruba Syllabus for WAEC

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PREAMBLE:

This examination syllabus is based entirely on the Yoruba curriculum developed by NERDC in 2007.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The syllabus is designed to:

  • (a) enable candidates speak, read and write competently in Yoruba and communicate effectively with other speakers of the language;
  • (b) familiarize candidates with the sound system, grammatical structures and other features of Yoruba Language;
  • (c) acquaint candidates with the necessary tools needed for a thorough appreciation of Yoruba speech usage, literature and culture (customs and institutions).

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

  • The examination will consist of two papers, Papers 1 and 2.
  • It will test the following aspects ofYoruba Language: comprehension, composition, sound system, grammar and translation.
  • It will also test selected texts of oral and written literature as well as Basic Principles of Literary Appreciation, Customs and Institutions.
  • The rubrics shall be written in Yoruba.

PAPER 1 shall contain 60 multiple-choice objective questions on Language, Literature and
Culture. The paper shall have three sections, Section A, B and C. Candidates will be required to
answer all the questions in 1 hour for 60 marks. The questions shall be distributed as follows:

 

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Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Syllabus for WAEC

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SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

The examinations shall consist of three papers, all of which must be taken. Papers 1 and 2 shall be composite and will be taken at one sitting.

  • Paper 1: This will consist of forty compulsory multiple choice questions. Candidates will be allowed 1 hour for the paper. It will carry 40 marks.
  • Paper 2: There shall be five essay questions out of which candidates will be expected to answer any four in 1 hour 30 minutes for 60 marks.
  • Paper 3: There shall be two practical questions for candidate to answer one of them within 2 hours for
    100 marks.

A list of materials (cutting list) shall be made available to the schools not less than two weeks before the paper is taken for their procurement and preparation for the examination.

Candidate shall carry out the task in the presence of an examiner. Alternatively, the Council may consider using the alternative to practical work testing method in the event of constraints on requisite facilities.

In this case, two compulsory questions shall be made available for candidates to answer within 2 hours for 100 marks.

The paper shall test candidates’ real life experience in the workshop, abilities to identify and use requisite tools, use of measuring instruments and trouble shooting, etc.

Free hand sketches of hand tools, circuits and wiring diagrams of refrigeration and air conditioning systems may also be required.

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Sculpture Syllabus for WAEC

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PREAMBLE

Sculpture has been identified as one of the vocational subjects at the Senior High School Level because of its importance in the sustenance and development of the culture and arts of a society.

2. OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the syllabus are to test for the candidate’s:

  • (i) knowledge in the history and development of sculpture,
  • (ii) ability to explore, identify, select, construct, prepare, use, care for materials and tools,
  • (iii) knowledge and experience in healthy studio practices.
  • (iv) creative and manipulatory skills in designing and production of various forms of
    sculpture by employing the traditions and cultures of the society to arrive at original creations,
  • (v) skills in the finishing and packaging of sculptures,
  • (vi) capability to appreciate and critique works of sculpture,
  • (vii) ability to plan and establish a small-scale industry.

3. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

There will be three papers, Papers 1, 2 and 3 all of which must be taken. Papers 1 and 2 will be a composite paper to be taken at one sitting.

  • PAPER 1: Will consist of forty multiple-choice objective questions all of which must be answered within 50 minutes for 40 marks.
  • PAPER 2: Will consist of six essay-type questions. Candidates will be required to answer four questions within 2 hours for 60 marks.
  • PAPER 3: Will be two practical projects out of which candidates will execute one within five days, working for six hours each of the days. The paper will carry 80 marks.

The questions will be sent to the candidates two weeks before the execution period for candidates to study. Designing of sketches and preparatory notes should also be done within the two weeks prior to the execution of the project.

These will carry 20 marks. The total mark for the paper is therefore 100.

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