HUMAN MISSION OF EDUCATION

Authors

  • Suzana Miovska-Spaseva Institute of Pedagogy, Faculty of Philosophy Ss Cyril and Methodius University-Skopje

Keywords:

Education for Peace, Moral Education, Moral Values

Abstract

The article examines the complex role and great responsibility of the education today in development of the moral strength and human values of the children and youth. At the beginning of the article the author reconsiders the pedagogical ideas of Maria Montessori and her concept of education for peace as an instrument for reconstruction of the society and for improvement of the human living. Than the analysis of the moral values in the contemporary society is made and several issues and dilemmas are discussed referring the value disorientation of the youth and the importance of the models of adult’s moral behavior in their search for personal identity. On the basis of this analysis, the human dimension of the education is elaborated enhancing the need for its understanding as support of development, which is based on several crucial elements: love, freedom and spirit of community. 

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Published

2013-06-20

How to Cite

Miovska-Spaseva, S. (2013). HUMAN MISSION OF EDUCATION. International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 1(1), 87–91. Retrieved from https://ijcrsee.com/index.php/ijcrsee/article/view/61