Value-Based Education for Human Development - Eritrean Perspective

Essays in Education, Vol. 18, pp. 1-7, 2006

7 Pages Posted: 26 Oct 2008

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Ravinder Rena

Papua New Guinea University of Technology; Polytechnic of Namibia; University of the Western Cape; North-West University; Papua New Guinea University of Technology

Date Written: December 24, 2006

Abstract

Education is important in any country since it promotes the knowledge, skills, habits, and values. The learning does not solely come from the teacher. Hence the educator for the child is both the teacher and his peer group. The societal values have been diminishing over the past few decades. Therefore, it is necessary develop the holistic citizenship education. The problem of value education of the young African nation Eritrea is gaining prominence in educational discussions during the recent times. Hence, Eritrea emphasizes values in education and attempted to incorporate its National Curriculum Framework for School Education-2003. An attempt is made in this paper to discuss the Eritrean societal values in fighting for their freedom and it provides some conclusions and implications to develop the value education in Eritrea.

Keywords: Value Education, Human Development, Eritrea, Teachers and students, Good citizen

JEL Classification: A1, E22

Suggested Citation

Rena, Ravinder, Value-Based Education for Human Development - Eritrean Perspective (December 24, 2006). Essays in Education, Vol. 18, pp. 1-7, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1289007

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