EDUCATION AS SOLUTION TO THE AFRICAN PROBLEMATIQUE OF CRISIS

AUTHOR: ALOYSIUS OBIWULU 

FROM UJAH- UNIZIK JOURNAL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES VOL II NO. 2, 2010

PUBLISHED BY FACULTY OF ARTS

NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA

Education has played” major role in the development of many peoples and nations. Through it many societal goals are achieved. A country with a high degree of if illiterates would hardly develop. It IS on account of this that the United Nations Organization (UNO) insists that each country assigns at least 20% Of her annual budget to education. Many African countries give less than 13%. This paper argues that education is a sine qua non for Africa’s socio-economic development. Industrialization and technological advancement cannot take place when millions of Africans are illiterates and have not acquired the skills necessary for moving the continent forward. Aspects of Plato’s views on education could be of assistance. Proper education will help save the continent from the different crises she has been facing.

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