The findings also demonstrated that teacher-made assessment was valid in terms of content validity. The continuous pursuit and seeking for knowledge and understanding have been the core practice of philosophy. Vol 25, No 2 2018. It prescribes the ultimate centre of all things to realize in good life, for without good living man remains unhealthy and society suffers. Here Pythagoras alleged that there are three different kinds of people who go to Olympian Games.
Educational philosophy does not only connect the societal ideology with the goals and objectives adoptable in education, it goes further to intermittently critique ideologies to ensure that such ideologies are worthwhile and fitting for society development. Understanding the Philosophy of Education. Philosophically, wisdom consists in constant unwavering disposition to seek truth. In addition, the standard deviation of the new measure is relatively low compared to some other measures e. The Relevance of Philosophy of Education.
It concludes with general implications of the study to the educational processes in the country in general and to the national education system in specific. Such expectation stems from the premise that man is central both in education and development, just like education is an important tool to development. In sum, it appears that the new incremental measure is a useful complement to the existing fit measures. Philosophy of Education in the Formulation of Educational Policy The relevance of educational philosophy in the formulation of Educational policy is that it enables the policy to capture the socio-political ideology of the particular society the policy is designed for. This then implies that philosophy of education is an indispensable guide towards a crucial aspect of national development. Recommendations In view of what has been discussed based on the philosophical implications drawn from this paper, the following recommendations are proffered: 1 Philosophy of education practitioners should ally to translate educational theories to practice, since no nation can attain its national development without practicable educational theories. It inquires how the results of such philosophical thinking are related to education.
This implies that the ideology or national goals of any nation has to respond to the criticism, analysis and clarifications of philosophy of education to achieve its national development. Department of Educational Foundations, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria Email: abiogu yahoo. On the part of , philosophy is a philosophic wisdom and activity concerning the existence of things around us. Since education constituted an indispensable aspect of social realities of a nation, it is of cardinal importance to any society. Such an effort is designed to produce Malaysian citizens who are knowledgeable and competent, who possess high moral standards, and who are responsible and capable of achieving high level of personal well-being as well as being able to contribute to the harmony and betterment of the family, the society and the nation at large. If any education practice is based on sound philosophy it will promote good life or conduct, which in turn breeds peace and concord necessary for building a nation. Philosophy of education like philosophy itself performs many tasks.
On a stretch of imagination, when man enlarges himself he also enlarges the sphere of his actions and affections, which is necessary for national development. Read more : Ministry of Education — This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 at 8:34 am and is filed under. It provides man with an insight on how certain philosophers of various date and time approached the problems of life from generation to generation. Moreover, the results provide psychometric evidence of composite reliability, convergent and discriminant validity of the instrument validated. The simulation suggests that the mean of the sampling distribution of the new fit measure stays at about one for different sample sizes whereas that for the normed fit index increases with N. For instance, declared in its National Policy on Education that education is an instrument par excellence for achieving national development.
It develops an open and questioning attitude in the learner and the nation in general. Journal of Qualitative Education, 1, 35-42. Relevance of Philosophy of Education to National Development. This will in turn enable the people for whom the policies are designed for to arrive at some degree of national development. It also examines teacher understanding of table of specification in the sampled schools. To state the point more clearly, highlighted that philosophy of education played a central role by being interested in the views of the other foundations, as well as the various methods they used by employing the tools and techniques of philosophy. However, most of the teachers did not refer to the table of specification while building instruments for assessment.
Items 1 to 4 examine teacher understanding of the table of specification while items 5 to 10 test the content validity of teacher-made assessment. The analysis revealed that the majority of them never attended courses concerning table of specification and were unable to build a comprehensive table of specification for the subjects they teach. When such challenge to development is surmounted, there will be a smooth development of the nation. Interpretatively a country that is geared towards continuous seeking for knowledge is the country that is on the path of development. It has economic, social, political, cultural, human or personal dimensions. This implies that it is by the use of the analytic approach that the concepts and theories of development are given the necessary clarifications, to enable policy implementation sustain its needed logical accuracy and coherency. Philosophy is the search to know and understand the nature of man, creation and the world, knowledge, value and good life.
The target of the developmental process is the human person himself. In the same wake of thought, described meaningful development as self-realization which implies the use of the resources of geophysical, imagination and unprecedented ingenuity to achieve overall societal objectives. Essays in Philosophy and Education. Thus, philosophy of education by using the tool of critical analysis, provides a foundation for the development of a man and his society. Nigerian Journal of Educational Philosophy, 1, 1-5. In the light of this, is there any relationship between philosophy and philosophy of education? Recommendations of the study for teacher-made assessment improvements were also addressed. This makes a country to move in accordance with the dynamic nature of the world, which would promote the spirit of virtuous character, and which strengthens tolerance that is lacking in many countries.