AFRICAN INDIGENOUS EDUCATION, A PILLAR FOR SUCCESSFUL MODERN EDUCATION; A CASE STUDY OF YORUBA TRADITIONAL EDUCATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA

  • ABDUSSALAM MUHIDEEN ADEMOLA COLLEGE OF ARABIC LANGUAGE, AL-IMAM ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA.

Abstract

Education is a long process of passing useful information from one generation to another, as the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) has commanded his followers to seek knowledge from cradle to grave.According to Mushi (2009), African indigenous education is a process of passing among the tribal membres and from one generation to another the inherited knowledge, skills, cultural traditions norms and values of the tribe.Since the African indigenous education was succeed and met the needs of its people, It should be adopted in the African countries nowadays as a basic pillar, which can be reformed and renovated for proper improvement of modern teaching and learning process.The researchers will point out some aspects that the African indigenous educational system can be useful nowadays, and how to reframe it to comply with the current African situation in Education.Reference Number www.asrongo.org/doi:3.2016.1.2.6

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Published
2016-11-26
How to Cite
ADEMOLA, ABDUSSALAM MUHIDEEN. AFRICAN INDIGENOUS EDUCATION, A PILLAR FOR SUCCESSFUL MODERN EDUCATION; A CASE STUDY OF YORUBA TRADITIONAL EDUCATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA. ASRO Journal of Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 6-14, nov. 2016. Available at: <http://asrongo.org/journals/index.php/AJE/article/view/26>. Date accessed: 19 dec. 2018.

Keywords

Indigenous education; Traditional education; Education in Nigeria.