Culture and Education
Culture and Education TEL 215
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Running head CULTURE AND EDUCATION Bell 1 Culture and Education Brooke Bell Arizona State University CULTURE AND EDUCATION Bell 2 The Chewa people of Zambia like many other African tribes have always had their own form of education that has been passed on from generation to generation Their perception of education is that it is the children s preparation for adult life Their education includes occupational and household skills and they are taught to respect their cultural norms and have positive attitudes to what their elders are teaching them Children are not to question these ideas of their elders or question anything in which they are taught which leaves little room for the young to make new discoveries have their own modern ideas The Chewa s education also goes around the concept that they are forming their youth to fitin with society and it is looked down upon to come up with new concepts of their own The students are considered to be quotblank slatesquot to be quotwritten onquot by their elders Family is the societal foundation of their wellorganized educational structure Chewa education also re ects Jakayo Peter Ocitti s ve philosophical foundations of African indigenous education which include preparationism functionalism communalism perennialism and holistism CULTURE AND EDUCATION Bell 3
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