The Nature And Evils Of The Bantu Education

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In 1953 the South African government implemented the Bantu education law, which gave the government of South Africa a power to structure the education of native South African children, being separated from white South African children. “The Bantu Education Act, 1953 (Act No. 47 of 1953;) is defined as a law of segregation which legalised several aspects of the apartheid system. Its major provision was enforcing racially separated educational facilities. This law was intended to organise a federal education system that ensures that all students get an education. It is also embedded an apartheid framed education that was predicted to impede the advancement of black children. The separation and limited experience encountered by non-whites in South Africa when pursuing an education were a cornerstone of the apartheid philosophy. This essay will elaborate more about the ills of the Bantu education, provisions of the apartheid policies and how they affected the lives of black people. It will then analyse the nature and purpose of education and reveal the ideologies that supported the in which education was planned and provided. The essay will further on express my vision for a fair South African education system and how I would go about addressing the legacy of the apartheid education that prove to exist in our township schools.
The nature of Bantu education was based on meeting the needs only of the white people only.Bantu education was one of the apartheid most impertinently
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