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ERIC Number: EJ887339
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Education and Leadership: A Philosophical Perspective
Oyewumi, Kassim
Educational Research and Reviews, v5 n5 p201-204 May 2010
This paper is a philosophical investigation of the relationship which exists between two major concepts; education and leadership. Besides the examination of the major concepts, the study also embraces historical method to justify the comparison between the early leaders in Nigeria politics and their present counterparts. All reviewed literature attests to the fact that the problem is neither with education nor its policies but rather problem of leadership affects education in its duty of producing better society in Nigeria. The researcher then concludes the paper by giving an outline of possible measures to be taken to address the problem of leadership by identifying the root causes of the problem as well as exposing a major problem hindering educational progress in Africa and Nigeria in particular, So that, other researchers could further examine the problem from different angles with the aim of discussing the way forward. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Nigeria