ERIC Number: EJ420723
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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A Philosophical Reflection on Promoting National Unity as an Aim of Education in Kenya.
Mburu, James N.
Kenya Journal of Education, v4 n2 p1-23 1989
Recognizing the diversity in Kenya, examines education's goal to promote national unity. Analyzes three government policy initiatives, derived from the Mackay, Ominde, and Gacathi reports, based on psychological, cultural, and economic definitions of what constitutes a nation. Resolves the confusion in educational policy intended to promote and clarify national unity and identity. (CH)
Descriptors: African Culture, Citizenship Education, Colonialism, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Group Unity, Higher Education, Nationalism, Philosophy, Political Attitudes, Social Integration, Values
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Kenya