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Tourism – SS1, SS2 & SS3 Curriculum; Scheme of Work; Assessment Tests

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ASSURE Educational Services has put-together the scheme of work on Tourism  – SS1, SS2 and SS3 based on the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO. All the topics highlighted in the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO have been accommodated in our Scheme of Work.

End of term Assessment Tests in SS1, SS2 and SS3 alongside Overall Assessment Tests are available. Schools may adopt our scheme of work because of its simplicity and ease of monitoring of academic activities.

The Scheme of Work stated below is inexhaustible. Schools are encouraged to input weeks and periods of completion of topics in accordance with the academic calendar, number of students and available classes.

SS1 Tourism – 1st Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 1st Term CONCEPTS AND TOURISM RESOURCES Concepts Definition of tourism, tourist, visitor, tour, operation, excursion, recreation, leisure, hospitality, travel etc.
Scope Scope of tourism
History of tourism History of tourism





SS1 Tourism – 2nd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 2nd Term CONCEPTS AND TOURISM RESOURCES Types of tourism Types of tourism (domestic, international)
Tourism and travel business Forms of tourism:
Incoming/inbound, out-coming /outbound, international, domestic, long haul, short haul, business, eco\environmental, cultural, religious/mistrial, sport, youth
Components of tourism Components: attraction, accessibility, amenities
Tourist product Definition of tourist product
Characteristics of tourist products (heterogeneous, intangible, immovable)




SS1 Tourism – 3rd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 3rd Term CONCEPTS AND TOURISM RESOURCES Tourist attractions in a nation Tourist attractions and their locations:
– natural(national parks, scenic features, beaches, coasts, landforms etc)
– man-made( monuments, museums, palaces etc)
– social cultural( historical monuments, festivals, carnivals, sports etc)
Tourism statistics Meaning of tourism statistics
– inflow(arrival)
– outflow(departure)
– expenditure pattern
– data collection
– importance of tourism statistics
Benefits of tourism Economic benefits:
– financial
– taxes
– levies
– balance of payments
– foreign exchange earnings etc
Social benefits:
– cultural understanding
– job creation
– international co-operation
Developmental benefits:
(a) infrastructure
– road
– light
– water
– communication
(b) superstructure
– buildings
– flyovers
(c ) rural development
– preserves nature
– use of land
Festivals and heritages in a nation Festivals in Nigeria:
– Argungu International Fishing Festival
– Oshogbo International Festival
– New yam festival
– Shao mass wedding
– Sharo festival
– Fare Wrestling Festival etcHeritages in a nation
– Sakur world heritage site
– Museums and monument
– Art galleries
– Museums
– Palaces
– Gidan Makama
– Shrines





SS2 Tourism – 1st Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS2 1st Term BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS IN TOURISM Reasons for travel Why people travel
Physiological factors:
– visit to friends and relations
– holidays
– health
Economic factors:
– business\shopping
– conference\meetings
– trade fare\exhibition
Social factors:
– religion
– sports
– beautiful natural sceneries
– fashion fare
– education
– self esteem
Travel agency business Meaning of travel agency/agent
The roles/functions of a travel agent
– reservation
– ticketing
– visa procurement
– foreign exchange procurement etc
Qualities of a travel agent
– resourcefulness
– marketing skills
– honesty /integrity
– good communication skills
– timeliness
– vision
– managerial ability
– good understanding of ICT
– creativity etc
Tour operating business Definition/ meaning of tour operator
Roles of a tour operator
– packaging
– marketing
– executing
Qualities of a tour operator
– honesty
– good public relations
– good marketing skills
– good financial standing
– good knowledge of the environment
– innovativeness
– good understanding of ICT etc




SS2 Tourism – 2nd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS2 2nd Term BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS IN TOURISM Support services Support groups in travel business:
(i) financial support
insurance, banking, bureau de change
(ii) transport facilities/
car hire services
(iii) souvenir shops e.g. local crafts etc
(iv) accommodation\hotel and catering services
(v) health services e.g. first aid, clinics, hospitals etc
(vi) security services
Public agencies in tourism Identification and roles of public agencies in tourism
(a) (i) Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation
(b) State Tourism Boards
(c) Local Government Tourism Committees
(d) Parastatals
– Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation
(NTDC)- policy implementation
– National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) Manpower development
– National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) Preservation of heritages
Private agencies in tourism Identification and roles of private tourism agencies in Nigeria
(a) Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria(FTAN)- umbrella body for all private tourism agencies in Nigeria
(b) National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies(NANTA)- regulates travel agencies
(c) Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers on Tourism(ANTWT)-writes on tourism issues in national dailies and tourism magazines
(d) National Association of Tour Operators(NATOP)- regulates tour operating businesses
(e) Nigerian Hotels Association(NHA)
(f) Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN)- umbrella body for all hospitality and tourism practitioners
Tourism marketing Meaning of tourism marketing
Tourism marketing strategies:
– segmentation
– mass marketing
– niche marketing(new emerging markets)
Marketing tools in tourism
(a) electronic media
– television
– radio
(b) print media
– newspapers
– magazines
– journals
– publications
(c) fairs and exhibitions
– local fairs
– international fairs
(d) e-tourism
– internet services
– e-banking
– e-reservation
– electronic billboard





SS2 Tourism – 3rd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS2 3rd Term BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS IN TOURISM Entrepreneurship in tourism Meaning of entrepreneurship
Meaning of cottage industries
Examples of cottage industries:
Leather works, ceramics and pottery, bread making, tie and dye, hair weaving, painting, cloth weaving, raffia weaving etc
Items produced in cottage industries:
– shoes, bags, wallet, belts etc.
– water pots, cooking pots, wall tiles, floor tiles etc.
– beads, ornaments, earrings etc.
– clothes, adire, kampalla etc.
– Jamaica beads, Ghana beads,chuku etc.
– Akwa-ocha, aso ofi, aso oke, akwete etc.
– Cane chairs, broom, raffia beds etc.
Service delivery in tourism Meaning of service delivery
Service delivery in tourism:
– tour guards, ticket retailers, cooks waiters, photographers, cultural dancers, drivers, game guards, reservation officers etc.
Skill acquisition Definition of skills
Skill acquisition centres in a nation:
– Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria(SMEDAN)
– National Directorate of Employment(NDE)
– National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR)
– National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO)
– Ushafa Pottery Centre etc

 

SS3 Tourism – 1st & 2nd Term Scheme of Work – Revision


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