Civic Education Paper 2 WASSCE (SC), 2018

Question 2

Skills for resolving inter-communal conflicts.


This question was less popular among the candidates. A large percentage of candidates performed averagely in this question. However, candidates failed to explain in details the skills for resolving inter-communal conflicts in the society. More often than not, candidates were discussing about the cause of conflicts. Expected points candidates could have provided are;

  1. Dialogue
  2. Mediation
  3. Reconciliation
  4. Arbitration/adjudication
  5. Compensation
  6. Establishment of fact finding committee
  7. Establishment of joint commission to manage the resources of the parties in disputes
  8. Effective/adequate communication
  9. Good information management
  10. Compromise
  11. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) arrangements
  12. Peace-keeping/peace-enforcement
  13. Conciliation/relocation
  14. Co-operation
  15. Tolerance
  16. Mutual respect
  17. Justice and fairness
  18. Negotiation
  19. Litigation