A politically enlighten citizenry based on the principle of democracy and good governance as enshrined in the Constitution and other national and international legal instruments.


To cultivate an environment of democratic continuity in The Gambia that will enable all citizens to fully participate in the governance process of the country, through the promotion of political and civic consciousness, and the promotion of rights and freedoms of all citizens in accordance with

constitution of the Gambia and other regional and international human rights instruments to which The Gambia is a signatory.

The Scope and Content of Civic Education

The Gambia Civic Education programme, in accordance with the mandate for Civic Education, has very broad scope that encompasses activities for citizens’ education, information and communication within one mould.