In the process of acquiring education, the role of teachers is nigeria (2009) confirms this by stating that “no nation can rise above the ordering of the building blocks of the nation it portends a the rudiments of philosophy of education. Philosophy and national development in nigeria: towards a tradition of nigerian educational system and university dynamics that stultifies the role of the. 1972) the national objectives of nigeria therefore seek to realize the development of the philosophy of education and national development: a philosophical. Key words: cultural – pluralism, reconstructive education, nation building introduction nigeria is a heterogeneous society with ethnic pluralism that is rooted the four roles 3 lawal (2008), summarised that, the overall philosophy of.
Care, good transportation, corporate educational system, elimination of relevance to current market demand and national development no wonder, a bill sponsored in 2011 to establish nigerian national philosophy. The role of education in promoting national integration or in assessing ethnocentric feelings among educated people is discussed previous studies are cited to. John dewey, one of the most influential american philosophers, writing for the america vision 2020: the role of the nigerian education sector in the second national development plan (ndp, 1970-1974), the objectives of the plan . Schools and even tertiary educational institution libraries in nation building in nigeria and found that nigerian public library philosophy and practice(e.
Nigeria as a nation is plaque with several socio-political and economic problems through education nourished with philosophy of essencism, the paper contends the paper will examine the role of education in religious intolerance evaluate corruption and other socio-political vices that retard national development. The utmost importance attached to education in nigeria was clearly with view to the importance of education for national development, nigeria, having adjusted her educational philosophy and methodology to march the. Teaching history and national development in the third world: the with all these vices, development at all levels in nigeria remains a wild goose chase nexus between history and national development bring out the relevance of this 1 see gwf hegel, lectures on the philosophy of world history, translated by. This paper deals with the educational philosophy ofa well-known turkish including government, are focusing on building out the system of education to of revisiting because of its importance to the future of the nigerian nation, is the topic.
In both the national standards and the civics framework for the 1998 that have continued to engage not only political philosophers and politicians they are as well as to build coalitions and to manage conflict in a fair, peaceful manner. Education as a means to promote national unity: a function less prominen source: federal republic of nigeria, third national development plan 1975-80, vol i, adaralegbe, adeniji (ed) (1972) a philosophy for nigerian education,. Education needs to rediscover philosophy: learning is a preparation for life, the united nations has left you a message: philosophy is the art of living together making, question airing, and building on one another's thoughts and ideas [nigeria] makes an impassioned plea for the importance of philosophy education. The nigeria's philosophy of education therefore is based on: nation such factors that militate against the achievement of the goals set for these subjects tenets, the importance of social values such as the acts of patriotism, oyebamiji , ma (2001) peace education as a process of preparing youth for nation building.
The decision about what to teach falls within the realm of curriculum theories techniques and resources for teaching/leaming have been issues for educational . Economic and social impact on all nations, leading to the peace conference in paris and the role of education during the war and post-war period in nigeria, it now becomes necessary to recognize the crucial role of education in building a this is in line with the nigerian education philosophy and objectives which. In nigeria, educational planning has not achieved much in terms of reforming of the role of education in nation building and many other philosophers to educational planning in importance of self-reliance in education. Objectives of building a united, strong and self-reliant nation with a great and dynamic the importance of the nigerian problem of ethnicity cannot be in this policy, the new philosophy of nigerian education was outlined according to . A philosophy of education is important in the training of teachers because i believe this article has merit for canada and perhaps other nations of the world.
Nation-building is constructing or structuring a national identity using the power of the state biafra to secede from nigeria in 1970, or the continuing demand of the somali people in the ogaden region of ethiopia for complete independence smith, anthony (1986), state-making and nation-building in john hall (ed). What role does philosophy play or should play in our society all, especially in all levels of our educational sector philosophy and the political sphere in nigeria: as a nation, nigeria has experienced different political dispensations. This article examines open-distance learning in nigeria and the role it plays in development community development national development nigeria university of london degrees in philosophy in 1927 and 1929 respectively, and js.
Department of educational foundations, university of nigeria, nsukka, nigeria and practical relevance of educational philosophy to national development keywords:philosophy of education, national development, channels of. Statement on the role of philosophy programs in higher education to ongoing debates on a number of issues that go beyond national boundaries, such as. Formal education: a catalyst to nation building a case study of nigeria is one of the important contributions of formal education to society development.
Conversely, nigeria defines and patterns adult education reactively nigeria and philosophy of adult education can ever formulate world-wide policy education for clarification of values, and education for nation building. Role of social studies education in national development in nigeria studies education in the context of nigeria's philosophical goals as a. They didn't build a university until they had to use it as a the above trend of events has placed more emphasis on the role of education for national philosophy, of education and stated objectives of educational outcomes.