Critical and Creative Education for the New Africa

By (author) Pacho, Titus O.

This book is about re-inventing Africa - it aims to induct a new cohort of dedicated professionals, guided not by material gains and power, but by personal commitment, in building a better society. It is about an education that develops responsible citizens inspired by the desire to serve their fellow men and women, people who can contribute their time and talents to make society a better place in which to live. Unless people are empowered by an education tailored to address their needs, they cannot be effective participants in bringing about constructive change. An education that prepares Africans to live confidently, as Africans, in today's globalized world is a prerequisite for developing an active and responsible citizenry. The book also examines some of the key critical areas on which African countries need to focus their attention: poverty eradication; combating corruption; peace, security and development; democracy and constitutionalism; good governance; social justice; globalization and empowerment. It criticizes extremes, creates a healthy synthesis of African and Western thought about education - particularly education for citizenship and for social transformation - an education which concerns itself with human dignity, social equality and respect, rather than fear, for authority.

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  • Contents: The Role of Critical and Creative Education in Building a Positive African Image - The Need for Critical and Creative Education in Africa - A Response to the Need for CCE in Africa - CCE and Poverty Eradication - Political Education in Africa - Conflict Studies and Conflict Management - Ethics and HIV/AIDS in Africa - Education for Soial Justice - Globalization and its Implications for Africa - CCE and Empowerment for Responsibility and Social Transformation in Africa.

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書名 Critical and Creative Education for the New Africa
著作者等 Pacho, Titus O.
シリーズ名 Africa in Development 11
出版元 Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
刊行年月 2013.04.09
ページ数 213p
大きさ H225 x W150
ISBN 9783034307833
ISSN 16621212
言語 英語
出版国 スイス
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