missionary educational policy for Southern Nigeria

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Missions -- Educational work -- Nigeria, Sout
Other titlesInternational review of missions.
Statementstatement prepared by A. Victor Murray at the request of the Christian Council of Nigera.
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However, the rapid expansion of education, particularly in southern Nigeria, was actually the accidental outcome of missionary rivalry rather than the result of an altruistic policy to provide expanded educational opportunities for the Nigerian : The Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, founded by Bishop Joseph Shanahan CSSp for the evangelisation of women in Nigeria, arrived in Nigeria in They opened their first school for girls in that same year on October 7th, Feast of the Holy Rosary, in Onitsha.

Argues that, although education was an important objective of the missions in Africa, the rapid expansion of education in southern Nigeria between and was actually the accidental outcome of missionary and Catholic Church rivalry, rather than the result of an altruistic policy to expand educational opportunities for Africans.

(AF)Cited by: 2. By missionary activities had started in Benin when some catholic missionaries set up a school in the Oba’s palace to serve the Oba’s children and the sons of his palace chiefs inthe first Portuguese traders landed at Benin and these schools were short- lived for the slave trade wiped them off.

Education - Education - Education in British colonies and former colonies: In the British colonies, as elsewhere, religious missions were instrumental in introducing European-style education.

The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, the Moravian Mission, the Mission of Bremen, the Methodists, and Roman Catholic missionaries all established themselves on the Gold Coast. Author of The school in the bush, The state and the church in a free society, Abélard and St.

Bernard, Education into religion, A Northumbrian Methodist childhood, How to know your Bible, Truth and certainty, A missionary educational policy for Southern Nigeria.

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Educational Policy in Nigeria Hauwa Imam the northern and the southern parts of Nigeria (Ogunsola, ). Also when grants in aid were given to missions and voluntary agencies’ schools, the Qur’anic schools were excluded because of their peculiar curriculum (Imam, ).

The colonial government needed vital personnel from amongst the. A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to promote their faith or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.

The word "mission" originates from when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning "act of sending" or mittere, meaning "to send". Missionary contact with the people of Nigeria started at the latter pail, With the amalgamation of the Colony and the protectorate of Southern Nigeria with the protectorate of Northern Nigeria in more than any other piloted Nigeria educational policy and development from to Education in Nigeria is overseen by the Ministry of Education.

Local authorities take responsibility for implementing state-controlled policy regarding public education and state education system is divided into Kindergarten, Primary education, Secondary education and Tertiary a's central government has been dominated by instability since declaring independence from Minister of Education: Adamu Adamu.

In in what is now southern Nigeria, an education department was founded that began setting curricula requirements and administered grants to the mission societies. Bywhen north and south were united into one colony, there were fifty-nine government and ninety-one mission primary schools in the south; all eleven secondary schools.

International Mission Board. The International Mission Board exists to assist the churches of the Southern Baptist Convention to be on mission with God in penetrating the unevangelized world outside the United States and Canada with the gospel and making Christ known among all.

These funds will be usable to the student for the purpose of serving as a student missionary under the guidance of Southern Adventist University anytime until After this period, any remaining donated funds held under their name will be transferred to the Student Missionary Scholarship Fund.

of Southern Nigeria ingovernment opened a primary school in Benin City in The administration also started to exercise some control over the educational development in the Protectorate. Init created a Department of Education and issued an education proclamation, which laid down rules for instructions in primary.

Christian mission in Northern Nigeria Christian mission education did not succeed in Northern Nigeria for these reasons: The sea made the South more accessible for the missionaries than the North. There was already in existence an organised system of education in the North.

The Fulani Jihad was heading towards the South at the same time the. Brief History of Education in Nigeria. Western or formal education was started in Nigeria in — only at the primary level — by the Christian missionaries who managed the educational system according to their respective philosophies.

The Aims and Objectives of Missionary Education in the Colonial Era in India emphasized more efforts putting on spreading Christianity and de secularized Government schools. The Britain gave a lot of support to them but the fact was that the Government in India and Britain both were against this idea.

The Government followed the policyFile Size: 85KB. There are roughly 14 million Baptists in Nigeria, most of whom are affiliated with churches under the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), an umbrella organization that grew out of missionary work begun in the s by the American Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).

Missions Education To effectively engage in praying, giving and going in missions, you first learn about the needs and ways you can help.

You see the ways God is at work through the local church and our missionaries, and you join the mission by being His feet, hands and voice to make a difference in your community and around the world. Publisher Summary. This chapter describes the development of modern education in Nigeria from – One of the first outcomes of the Phelps–Stokes Report and the Memorandum on Educational Policy in British Tropical Africa was the passing of a new Education Ordinance and Code that became effective on ; the regulations under it became so on September 1, Between andabouttendifferent Christian missions had arrived and begun intensive missionary and educational work in Nigeria.

Schools were built and the missions struggled for pupils/members such that there was a proliferation of primary schools established by different mis sions. For instance, in southern Nigeria, the CMS policy was to teach in the vernacular at the primary level, while the Roman Catholic Mission’s policy was to teach in English (Bassey ).

In addition to contributing to fluctuating educational standards across the colony, inter-denominational rivalry caused a disparity in access to education. Policy on Education of brought about what is known as the system of education. This was a major reform in the history of Nigeria education development.

This policy was a clear deviation from the colonial educational policy hitherto being practiced in Nigeria. The objective of the policy.

The Nigerian Education System Chief Church classes College Colony Commission Committee conference continue Council course curriculum Department Director Eastern educational system effect elementary Provinces pupils reading recommendations Region religious respective responsibility scheme secondary schools Secretary Society Southern.

A female US missionary has been abducted from Kogi State in Central Nigeria. Africa's most populous nation is one of the world's worst country's for kidnapping. In providing missionary lecturers for theological colleges in Nigeria, we facilitate and enable the training of a new generation of leaders for some of the fastest growing churches in the world.

We work to alleviate the suffering of street children and orphans in Nigeria, and also run an outreach to prostitutes and vulnerable women. 3The most active missionary societies in Nigeria were Baptists, Irish and French Catholics (Spiritans and the SMA), the Anglican C.M.S., Presbyterians and Wesleyan Methodists.

4The populations of Northern and Southern Nigeria have always been roughly equal ((Coleman,Table 1),(Ostien, )). Editorial - The return of mission schools back to their original owners in Lagos state have been generating hue and cry from stakeholders in the educational sector.

The British prohibited missionary activities in Northern Nigeria, but not in Southern Nigeria. Indeed, the risk of political disorder and social revolt was a far more pressing concern for local colonial governments than the policy principles of metropolitan governments in London or by: THE ADVENT OF WESTERN EDUCATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION You will recall the historical development of Islamic education in Northern Nigeria, which, started as early as the 11th century, and the impact of the system among Nigerians even today when formal education seems to be accorded more prominence.

A Brief History of Missionary Efforts In Nigeria. Learning Objectives. 1.

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The students will be able to explain how the Nigerian, African, European, and American missionaries worked together to plant churches in Nigeria. : Paul Fritz. Missionaries saw the voyages to Africa by their governments as an opportunity for them to spread the teaching of the Christian faith.

They used some of the British Empire’s resources and then in turn the empire coerced them to use their teaching to subdue the Africans. The missionaries emphasized teachings of never questioning authority and accepting colonial rule as ordained by God. .Clara A.

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