Religious Education: What is the importance of a teacher of Religious Education making a scheme of work?

7a iv). List the importance of having a scheme of work.

Importance of Scheming

According to Nasibi and Kiio (1995) Scheming is essential because of the following: It makes teaching both systematic and orderly since it ensures that topics in the syllabus are taught in order of difficulty starting with the simplest to the most complex.

  1. It ensures that every topic in the syllabus is covered.
  2. It enables the teacher to budget for time wisely giving room for events and activities which might interfere with the school calender e.g. public holidays, prize giving day, sports day etc.
  3. It gives the teacher a forward insight in teaching by enabling s/he to identify content, methods and relevant instructional materials which s/he is going to use in the lesson, thus giving the individual enough time to sought out the requirements.
  4. It guides the teacher in planning a lesson plan.
  5. It checks the teacher’s pace ofteaching.
  6. It is useful during transition, when a teacher is transferred, the in-coming teacher will easily take over from where s/he had left avoiding repetition or omission. This ensures continuity of the learning process.
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