By Dr Sunday Edinyang, Doris Ushie & Ekemini Umoh
This study examined the influence of social studies education on leadership skills among secondary school students in Calabar Metropolis, Cross River State. One hypothesis was formulated to direct the study and literature reviewed was based on the variables of the study. Survey research design was adopted for the study. A sample of 300 students was selected using simple random and stratified sampling procedures. Questionnaire was the main instrument used for data collection. The reliability estimate of the instrument was established through test-re-test reliability method. Independent t-test statistical technique was adopted to test the hypothesis at .05 level of significance. The result of the analysis revealed that there is a significant influence of moral values on leadership skills among secondary school students in Calabar Metropolis, Cross River State. Based on this finding, it was recommended, among others, that the government should include in secondary school curriculum value education as this will enable students to grow and become responsible citizens.