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Managing Multicultural Education Programmes for Rehabilitating Boko Haram Internally Displaced Persons in Refugee Camps of North Eastern Nigeria. (Published)

Inclusion in multicultural education is a fundamental tool for child protection even under crisis situations. The purpose of this study was to examine,inclusion,teachers, curriculum and education policy in managing multicultural education programmes for rehabilitating Boko Haram internally displaced persons in refugee camps of North Eastern Nigeria. Four research questions and four hypotheses guided the study.The population of the study comprises of all the sixty(60) male and female volunteer teachers in the refugee camps.All the sixty(60) male and female volunteer teachers were utilized for the study.Data was collected using teachers assessment of multicultural education programmes for rehabilitating boko haram internally displaced persons questionnaire (TAMCERBHIDPQ) consisting of twenty (20) items,with likert response scale of Strongly Agree, Agree, No Opinion, Disagree, Strongly Disagree.Mean, standard and z-test were used for analyzing data. The study found among others that most of the children of Boko Haram internally displaced persons had no inclusion in multicultural education programmes,teachers were not provided for multicultural education programmes,curriculum was not supported and education policy was not coordinated by Governments, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs),international and donor agencies for rehabilitating Boko Haram internally displaced persons in refugee Camps of North Eastern Nigeria. The study concluded that the four minimum standards of inclusion, teachers,curriculum andeducation policy for managing multicultural education programmes were not provided for rehabilitating boko haram internally displaced persons. Recommendations of the study, among others included that Federal, State and local governments, NGOS, donor and international agencies should make multicultural education programmes inclusive for rehabilitating Boko Haram internally displaced persons in refugee camps of North Eastern Nigeria.

Keywords: Boko Haram Internally Displaced Persons, Multicultural Education Programmes, North Eastern Nigeria, Refugee Camps