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Student Name: TAGBOR SAMPSON KORDJO
ID #: UB24334SHU32673
My Philosophy of Education
"Philosophy comes from the Greek word, “philosophia” which means the love of wisdom. All individuals have a philosophy in life, whether they know it or not." Jessica Carter
My philosophy of education is based on the fact that formal education is not the only form of education, that fostering talent from a realistic standpoint is necessary, and that in either case we are lacking. My philosophy of education further includes the idea that there are of course external factors beyond what I am currently capable of amending to address educational problems or create an altruistic educational experience (globally).
What is Education?
"Education in its general sense is a form of learning in which knowledge, skills, and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the next through teaching, training, research, or simply through auto didacticism.
Generally, it occurs through any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts.
What is the Purpose of Education?" Wikipedia
What is the purpose of education?
Growing up, I thought of schooling as a place I went to learn basic life skills, academia, and to earn money and eat!
Even during my high school years I had no direction and definitely no guidance as to what to expect after high school. Even though I did General Science, I wasn 't precise what I was going to do after.
I completed high school successfully but had no prospects of going to college, had no clue about any talents that I might have possessed, etc. Years later I enrolled in school and received training in other fields such as ICT, Education,
Hardware and networking and many others.
I could go on and on, but the point that I am trying to get across is that there is no avenue for many youth to
References: http://people.morehead-st.edu/students/jgcart01/files/philosophy.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andragogy AIU students Handbook Page 17- 21 Reischmann, Jost (2003): Why Andragogy? Bamberg University, Germany Encarta Dictionary 2009 http://www.uni-bamberg.de/fileadmin/andragogik/08/andragogik/andragogy/index.htm 4