Philosophy of Nigerian education in modern times by E. M. Nwabuisi

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Statementby E.M. Nwabuisi.
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
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Pagination138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
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This book represents such an initial salvo in in its attempt to hammer out the conditions for the possibility of a Nigerian tradition of philosophy by placing that endeavor in between the triadic challenges of the Nigerian political economy, the African philosophical theorizing and. This book is also an attempt to contribute to the trajectory of philosophy education in Nigeria within the context of a postcolonial educational system and university dynamics that stultifies the.


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By A. Callaway; A. Musone. Inthe International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) embarked on a series of African case studies designed to shed light upon several major problems confronting educational planners in developing countries.

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Thus those The Need for a Contemporary Nigerian Philosophy Author: Emmanuel Kelechi Iwuagwu. In Nigeria’s philosophy of Education, we believe that:. education is an instrument for national development, and the interaction of persons and ideas are all aspects of education; (a) education fosters the worth development of the individual, for each individual’s sake, and for general development of 5/5.

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Introduction The disfunctionality of the Nigerian education system is the alarming stage. It has become a source of worry to many Nigerian educationist and the non-educationists alike. The Philosophy and Goals of Education in Nigeria. The overall philosophy of Nigeria is to live in unity and harmony as one indivisible, indissoluble, democratic and sovereign nation founded on the principles of freedom, equality and justice.

Next, to promote inter-African solidarity and world peace through understanding. ABSTRACT In the primitive era indigenous education is said to be the significant resource for development, but in recent times it is said that modern education is the significant resource for development.

both type of education play significant role. "In modern times there are opposing views about the practice of education.

approaches to resolving these and other fundamental issues have given rise to different schools of thought in the philosophy of education. We will examine five such schools of thought: The great books of ancient and medieval as well as modern times are a.

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Email: [email protected] Abstract Way back in Greece of the 3rd century BC, the role of definitive national philosophy of education as a basis for teachingFile Size: KB.

The philosophy of education examines the goals, forms, methods, and meaning of term is used to describe both fundamental philosophical analysis of these themes and the description or analysis of particular pedagogical approaches.

Considerations of how the profession relates to broader philosophical or sociocultural contexts may be included. Philosophy of education, philosophical reflection on the nature, aims, and problems of philosophy of education is Janus-faced, looking both inward to the parent discipline of philosophy and outward to educational practice.

(In this respect it is like other areas of “applied” philosophy, such as the philosophy of law, the philosophy of science, and the philosophy of medicine.

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This study is of a critique of the five main objectives of the philosophy of Nigerian Education in the contemporary socio-economic and political trends in Nigeria.

The first part of this article is the introduction, which deals with the background information to the study. The flaws in the objectives and their implications on Nigerian Education are also discussed. This last part of the article is the concluding part.

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This introductory article explains the coverage of this book, which is about the philosophical aspects of education. It explains that the philosophy of education is the branch of philosophy that addresses philosophical questions concerning the nature, aims, and problems of education.

The book examines the problems concerning the aims and guiding ideals of by: 4. Nigeria inherited a British system of education with a British philosophy of education. This educational system no longer meets the needs of an independent Nigeria.

Since independence eighteen years ago, the demand for a well defined national policy on education has generated much debate. This debate has led to many Federal and State commissions, all of which have made recommendations that.

critical significance to understanding African philosophy. The specific con-cept of narrative in African philosophy and its value for cross-cultural understanding will surface often and be developed in several ways through-out the book. What is here called cross-cultural understanding is itself a kind of compara.

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This study is of a critique of the five main objectives of the philosophy of Nigerian Education in the contemporary socio-economic and political trends in Nigeria. The first part of this article is the introduction, which deals with the background information to the study.

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0–9. 20th-century Nigerian philosophers‎ (2 P) N. On the terms ‘Ethics’ and ‘Morality’ The term ‘ethics’ is technically used by philosophers to mean a philosophical study of morality—morality understood as a set of social rules, principles, norms that guide or are intended to guide the conduct of people in a society, and as beliefs about right and wrong conduct as well as good or bad character.

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Alvan Ikoku easily ranks among the most outstanding educationists Nigeria. The Philosophy of Nigerian Education The philosophy of Nigerian education is embedded in the National Policy on Education. According to the policy document, the five national goals which Nigeria’s philosophy of education draws its strength are: 1.

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hands /5. Philosophy of education is the philosophical study of education and the problems surrounding it. The major point of discussion in philosophy of education is education, while the methods used are those of philosophy.

This branch, similarly to philosophy of law or medicine, is usually out of the study programs in philosophy departments. The best books on Nigeria recommended by Helon Habila.

a lament about the modern taking over from the traditional. Well, not totally taking over, but hybridising it, changing it irrevocably.

Another interesting part of the book is how his father, called Essay in the book and who is a headmaster at the local school, pushes him to get a. Plato regards education as a means to achieve justice, both individual justice and social justice. According to Plato, individual justice can be obtained when each individual develops his or her ability to the fullest.

In this sense, justice means excellence. For the Greeks and Plato, excellence is virtue. According to Socrates, virtue is by: 2. There was a lot that I took from the book, and it gave me lots to consider. However I was looking for a book that helped me consider philosophy as an aided to looking at life etc.

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This education system was more readily accepted in the south. Education is a shared responsibility of the Nigerian federal, state, and local governments.

The formal education system in Nigeria is the system. Nigeria’s literacy rate is estimated at 61%.Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies,Tansian University, Umunya, P.O.

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