African Traditional Education

  title={African Traditional Education},
  author={Felix A. Boateng},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={321 - 336}
Politicians, educators, and other observers have attributed the increasing deterioration of intergenerational communication in Africa and other parts of the world to systems of education introduced by Western colonial powers. The traditional role of African cultural education-that of bridging the gap between the adult generation and youth-is gradually giving way to the development of "creative" individuals who are completely removed from their traditions. But as David Scanlon points out in his… 

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Originally from Ghana

  • Felix Boateng obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in International/Intercultural Education from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. His research interest has been in the area of African traditions and modermzation