Ethics and nation building in nigeria professor umaru a pate (kaigamma of adamawa) department of mass communication university of maiduguri being text of. If any education practice is based on sound philosophy it will promote good life or conduct, which in turn breeds peace and concord necessary for building a nation this then implies that philosophy of education is an indispensable guide towards a crucial aspect of national development.
The nordic society for philosophy of education is a society consisting of nordic philosophers of education with the purpose of fostering dialogue among philosophers of education within and beyond the nordic countries, and to coordinate, facilitate and support exchange of ideas, information and experiences.
The role of education in national development: nigerian experience european scientific journal october 2013 edition vol9 the role of education in national development: nigerian experience dr kingdom 0 e orji maekae 0 job 0 0 department of history and diplomatic studies ignatius ajuru university of education port harcourt this paper. Private education for singaporean citizens, the nigerian federal government has over the years made an average budgetary provision of 09% for education the national philosophy of primary education of singapore places “a good grasp of english language” as number one item, followed by mother tongue and mathematics. African philosophy and the challenges of development african philosophy is definitely not a return to ideologies of western superiority it does not assure that “all that is african is barbarous” nor does it deny the urgent need in africa for self-rediscovery and self-rehabilitation it does exactly the opposite. For the philosophy of the classroom in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next generation provision of jobs and employment opportunities are leverage for the youth to properly and conscientiously channel their energy and talent towards nation building.
The role of education in national development can not be over emphasized over the years, the various governments in nigeria devised means of ensuring that education takes its proper place in efforts to develop the country but since education was. Therefore, we can easily see the linkage between ethics and nation building in a context like our own ethical context since independence, nigeria and its people have been struggling with different approaches to build the country and set it on the path of political, economic, environmental, social, technological, educational and cultural greatness.
In his textbook building a philosophy of education he has two major ideas that are the main points to his philosophical outlook: the first is truth and the second is universal structures to be found in humanity's struggle for education and the good life. This paper emphasizes the contributions of education to national development it stresses the fact that a nation develops in relation to its achievement in education this explains why contemporary world attention has focused on education as an instrument of launching nations into the world of. Education strongly and significantly correlates with nation-building that is to say, a nation cannot be built without quality education through education, professionals ( accountants, lawyers, doctors, etc) are properly groomed to contribute positively towards the growth of their nation.