Family Literacy: An Essential Component of Peaceful Co-Existence
Ofodu Graceful Onovughe (Ph.D)
Institute ofEducation
Faculty ofEducation
Ekiti State University,
Ado—Ekiti, Nigeria.

Abstract
This paper looks at the place oft/1e family ant/fluid]y literacy in making peaceful co—existence a reality in Nigeria. It highlights the various components and activities of family literacy that can be harnessed to inculcate peace in children The constraints to family literacy were also enumerated.The paper therefore examines the roles of effective communication skills, interpersonal skills and dialogue as essential components of family literacy in engendering peaceful cor—existence in Nigeria.It is recommended that based on the place of the family in any society parents and stakeholders should live up to their responsibilities in the society so that peace can reign in Nigeria.
Keywords: Storytelling, Dialogue, Interpersonal Skills, Family

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