Education for Holistic Transformation in Africa

Education for Holistic Transformation in Africa

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Research has revealed ineffectiveness among university graduates in Africa. Some possible causes include a lack of transformative teaching and learning methods. Most of the learning methods used in Africa today were installed by colonial educational systems, often reducing the learner to an empty container waiting to be filled with lecture after lecture. As a result, there is a cry throughout Africa for an education that can empower the learner to think critically, to love both God and others, and to bring change in his or her community. This is what education for holistic transformation is all about. This book came about as a result of a doctoral study conducted in Kenya, which featured both Christian higher educational institutions and public universities in a unique comparative analysis that will be helpful to educational leaders on both sides. Readers will learn that transformation is a discovery that takes place through change of perspective. As this research reveals, this new perspective is triggered by a new revelation, a new truth, a provoking thought, a shocking observation, or a new testimony. Thus, the process of holistic transformation takes place through divine revelation, self-reflection, written material, and qthe other.qIntegratIng fIndIngS WItH reSearcH QueStIonS This section revisits the three research questions (rQ) in chapter 1 that guided the study ... chapter. to get data for these rQs, 11 interview questions were asked of 23 graduates from christian and public universities in Kenya. ... in the answers about the definition of credibility as a reason for the choice of a graduate school. six answers were given by graduatesanbsp;...

Title:Education for Holistic Transformation in Africa
Author:Faustin Ntamushobora
Publisher:Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2015-04-07


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