INDIGNEOUS AFRICAN EDUCATION AND WESTERN EDUCATION

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Course Code: 
EDF 7204
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course is designed to create awareness about education in Africa before the coming of the whites and to show how western education was established, the attitudes it bred in the people of Uganda and how it suffocated some aspects of African indigenous education.Although African education remained obscured after introduction of foreign education, Africans had their education system that sustained their economic, social, political life. This course exposes students to education in pre-colonial African societies.  It compares education in the different pre-colonial African societies. It also introduces students to how foreign education (western/Christian and Islamic) in Africa and Uganda. The effect of foreign education on indigenous education is analyzed

Learning Outcomes: 

This course will enable students to

  1. Describe why and how African indigenous education was conducted
  2. Explain the philosophical foundations of Christian (Catholics, Protestant, Orthodox) and Islamic education.
  3. Compare and contrast African indigenous education with Christian and Islamic
INDIGNEOUS AFRICAN EDUCATION
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