QuestionsCategory: Educational StudiesWhat are the 5 major philosophies of education? Explain each philosophy.
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The five Philosophies of Education are:

  • i). Progressivism- This philosophy deals with the interests, needs and experiences of students. It emphasises on real life problem solving and the development of individuals.
  • ii). Reconstructionism- This philosophy deals with addressing social issues such as inequality and bringing changes for the improvement of society.
  • iii). Essentialism- This philosophy states that there are certain skills and knowledge that needs to be possessed by every individual such as reading and writing.
  • iv). Perennialism- This philosophy suggests that nature is constant and topics that have been relevant and meaningful over time. It focuses on transmitting information and knowledge from one generation to another.
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