RENEWAL OF ADVENTIST EDUCATION : THE AFRICAN CONTEXT
Education in Africa derives from its rich historical heritage.
The continent of Africa is replete with noteworthy educational practices. This study
reviews some of these educational practices, tracing trends and issues
related to its culture and traditions.
Significant contributors to
education are th
e practices of
communal learning, oral traditions
oral education and philosophy, and
practical and vocational education
Changes in the traditional educational system
n with the colo
of Africa by Europeans
. Adventist and other Ch
pioneered the establishment of a network of schools with attempted
contextualization of curriculum. The study moves on to present an
overview of the current state of Adventist education in Africa. Identified
warming reports o
f progress in different divisions of the
continent. The study concludes with a special focus on Adventist higher
education in Africa and
a model for renewal of its educational system.