India, one of the many colonies England controlled in the past was the “Jewel in the Crown” of the British Empire. Although in the beginning, it was controlled by the British East India Company as a source of cotton, tea, and indigo. The British had indirect control of India until the Sepoy Rebellion in 1857. Although Britain created India’s government and military, improved trade, protected land, claimed to improve education, and increased minority safety, however the government and military controlled and excluded Indians, trade only benefitted the British, statistics show education was better after Indian Independence, valuable land was degraded and minorities still felt fear and insecurity.
The British empire had taken over many colonies, India refused to be one of them. Britain set up trading posts in three cities. One of those cities, the mughal empire collapsed and britain 's posts quickly took control. Britain found that India was very valuable with the resources that they could easily take and use to sell to the high population of India. Britain put the justice and military system into place for India which made an efficient profit for them and made them all in all knowledgeable. Most of the governmental systems didn’t help the indians in fact the things Britain put into place for india only made india profitable for britain.
Anyon article discussed students of different social class background is exposed to different types of educational knowledge. Anyon used four distinctive schools; working class, middle class, affluent and executive, located in New Jersey. The education the students received reflected the social class level. In the working class school, the principle had did not know the history of the school building. The teachers did not motive or believe in their student’s success. The school knowledge was based on facts and simple skills. Students was just given information without explanation or failed to make their own choices. The common theme was active and passive behaviors amongst students. The middle class school, the ethnic background and school
This essay is to analyse similarities and differences between Finnish System of Education and Italian System of Education. First of all, we are going to analyse the two general systems and then we will go deeper in the Primary School organization, investigating strengths and weaknesses of both systems and trying to understand what they can take from each other to improve the quality of education.
Have you ever had a strong negative attitude towards a person that everything about them seems bad? In Rudyard Kipling’s novella, The Man Who Would Be King, this is exactly what he was doing. The novella is a story about imperialism in the British Empire and how it impacted its citizens and countries they conquered. Kipling portrayed his negative attitude toward the British Empire through the use of figurative language and diction.
In the Mali Empire, education was a significant part of their culture. It started with Mansa Musa, the leader of the Mali empire who focused on spreading Islamic religion throughout Mali after his trip to Mecca. Whilst spreading Islam, Timbuktu
The education system in ancient Egypt was developed to enhance their economy for when the students grow into adult.. It is thoughts that all men were allowed a formal education at the cost of a father paying in goods such as grain. Most peasants were not qualified to attend school in earlier eras, so most of the popular remained illiterate, because they made up to eighty percent of the population. While in rural communities, boys went to trade schools to gain knowledge of a particular skill. Some decided to enroll into a religious school that took place inside temples depending on their faith. Every school taught the basic academics but also sports, morals, and self-discipline: some of the sports may include archery and wrestling, to set up the basis to further them into later careers. A way of teaching good manners and self-discipline would have the children go through extensive copying of texts including moral compositions. Gradually, a stress on morals and humility oversaw the earlier idea on wealth and social position. This change message leads some to believe the lower classes started to attend schools in later kingdoms
Malcolm X once said “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepared for it today.” In the western world education plays a vital role in shaping our future; it determines if we will survive or fail in the world we created for ourselves. Our world is constantly changing and it requires a society that is well versed in understanding the problems deriving from cultural differences and tolerance of one another’s beliefs and perceptions. With the power of education we are able to deal with the problems of economic, government, religion and culture differences.
When thinking about the history of the 13 colonies and the colonization of British here on this side of the Atlantic Ocean, no one seems to know the actual background of the British Empire in regards to their colonial business. After reading The Making and Unmaking of Empire by P.J. Marshall and discussing the same topics in lecture, it is evident that the British Empire had struggles trying to colonize overseas in North America and India. While colonizing overseas, some colonies weren’t successful for Britain but the impact and influence they had shaped whom these countries are today.
Queen Victoria, and her son, King Edward VII address India very differently. In Queen Victoria’s address of November 1858, she if being more forceful, firm, apologetic, and she is trying to assure the Indians that she is going to improve their lives. However, in King Edward VII’s address
Bhutan, also know as the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a country in South Asia located in the Eastern Himalayas. It is a landlocked country which means it is almost entirely surrounded by land having no coastline. It is bordered by Tibet Autonomous Region in the north, by India in the south, the Sikkim State of India; the Chumbi Valley of Tibet in the west, and Arunachal Pradesh state of India in the east. The region of Bhutan is the second least populous nation after the Maldives. It’s capital is Thimphu as well as being the largest city. The independence of Bhutan has encountered for centuries, and the territory was never colonized in its history.
Globalization is the process of transformation of the whole world into the global village, and it means that the borders of countries are open to reciprocal integration and connection. All governmental systems in both developed and developing countries were under the influence of various globalization processes. Regarding education, it is considered that developing countries felt significant impact of the globalization processes in the last 40 years. Globalization and education are considered as an intertwined set of global processes affecting education, such as worldwide discourses on human capital such as are lifelong learning, the knowledge economy and technology, English as a global language; multilateral organizations and multinational corporations.
Reda (2015) states “If we want to see the world as a just and fair place where everyone is given equal opportunities, education is what we require. Education is a must if we want to do away with the existing differences between different social classes and genders. It opens a whole world of opportunities for the poor so that they may have an equal shot at well-paying jobs.” Creating education in a democratic state has been aimed by many states, theorists, philosophers and so on. Countries in this era have succeeded is aiming for a democratic education, some are getting there and other countries fail in creating a democratic education. The manner in which manner is received plays a crucial role in the life of everyone but as much as that is important to the human existence, the manner in which education is given is just as vital. Amy Gutmann “proposes a democratic state of education that requires parents and states to cede some professional authority to professional educators. Meaning the good of children includes not just individual freedom of choice, but also identification with and participation in the good of their family and the politics of their society” (Divala & Mathebula, 2016, p. 275). The below will discuss Amy Gutmann’s theory of democratic education briefly, the South African education system and the extent to which it resonates with Gutmann’s theory and four aspects of the current education system that can be improved to enhance democracy in education system.
One of the most formidable and potent tool of social change is Education. The society can bring about pertinent and much sought after desirable changes through education and modernize itself. By creating the right kind of ambience and by providing ample opportunities and experiences, education can enable an individual to cultivate and groom himself for adjustment with the emerging needs and philosophy of the changing society and aid in the can transformation of society as a whole. A sound social progress needs careful and meticulous planning in every dimension of life, be it political, economic, social and cultural. Education must be tailored to suit the needs of the society
Sociology is the scientific study of human social relationships and interactions. Sociology 's subject matter is diverse. Subject matter for sociology ranges from the micro level of an individual and interaction to the macro level of systems and the social structure. At the society level, sociology examines and explains matters like crime and law, poverty and wealth, prejudice and discrimination, schools and education, business firms, urban community, and social movements. We can see these subject matters crystal clear as sociology ranges from crime to religion, from the family to the state, from the divisions of race and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture and from social stability to radical change in whole societies.