Colonialism In African Education

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Some of the procedures taken by colonizers did in fact bring benefits to African countries while some did not. Education is the way which families and societies handover beliefs, values, and skills from generation to generations. Throughout human history, education has mostly been informal. Principles and information were learned in informal surroundings for example at home, church, and during work and play. It has only been in the past two hundred years that communal education has become more formal and taking place in schools with an additional importance on literacy and numeracy-reading, writing, and mathematics Hobson (2005). Colonialism brought negative impact on pre-colonial African education systems as it changed the mind set of African…show more content…
Imperialism is just exercising power over the ruled counties either through dominion or indirect mechanisms of control. Imperialism defines the power of one civilization or group over another; however this can occur in many different procedures outside colonial territory growth. The key is that it includes the defeat of the whole indigenous people. Imperialism has a longer history than Colonialism, The history of colonialism dates back to 15th century and Imperialism has its backgrounds dating back to the Romans. TYPES OF COLONIALISM THE DEMISE OF COLONIALISM Formations and analyses of colonialism in Africa have been affected quite significantly by how the death of colonialism is understood Jean (2002). This in turn has placed on how two procedures are observed specifically, decolonization and African nationalism or resistance and the connections between the two. THE AMBIVALENCES OF COLONIAL SOCIETY The pluralist method was extensively applied by communal anthropologies to clarify several other African foreign civilizations, which were portrayed as plural civilizations in which different cultural groups and races lived in close proximity, foreign group change was credited to culture contact and acculturation Mary…show more content…
Through foreign development, this meant abusing forced labour and stealing local resources to improve the leading nations cooper (1994). Left-leaning social scientists usually refer to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund as bodies that use the West's economic power over disadvantaged nations; they further state that this occurs over structural adjustment programs that force tough strictness programs on independent nations to power loan

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