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  1. WELCOME TO SEMINAR SUBJECT : PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION TOPIC : Dr. B R Ambedkar Observed BY Mrs. Shilpa V. Assistant professor Department of Education Kuvempu University Presented BY DRAVYA M.Ed. I Semester Department of Education Kuvempu University KUVEMPU UNIVERSITY
  2. INDEX  Introduction  Definition of education  Aims of education  Curriculum  Views of examination  Primary education  Secondary education  University education  Women education  Teachers  Teaching methods  Student  Conclusion  Bibliography
  3. Introduction Bheemrav Ramji Ambedkar, was also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the dalit Buddhist movement and compound against social discrimination towards the untouchables or dalits. Ambedkar thought that education was a tremendous importance of a foundation of progress. He did not visualise education simply as a means for the development of a child's personality or as a source of earnings once livelihood.
  4. Definitions of education “Education is what makes person fearless, teaches him the lesson of unity, make him aware of his rights and inspire him to struggle for its rights”. Education is a key of social progress. It makes man conscious of his rights as well as obligations towards east follow beings. Dr Ambedkar said education is not only the bright of every human being but also a weapon of social change. Education is the important weapon to raise the standard of living of the people. We should give as much importance to the spread of education as we give important to political moment. The progress of any society depends on the progress of education in the society. Knowing that education is the way to progress in life student should study hard and become lawyer leaders of the society.
  5. Aims of education  Universalization of education  Development of intellectual capacities  Moralization and socialization  Create curiosity  Development of insight  Development of scientific approach  Development of students personality  Development of democratic values  Character development  In still a sense of self respect and dignity
  6. Curriculum Curriculum is considered as outline or statement of the main point of a course of study or of books or other documents Ambedkar opposed the hard and fast syllabus has it brings restrictions on the teaching Curriculum should not be limited to the development of skill it gives importance to behaviour organisation character development self expression and self realization Dr Ambedkar give much importance to science and technology courses with other subjects like language history geography etc Curriculum should be based on the principle of utility Dr Ambedkar was in favour of a homogeneous curriculum without any kind of discrimination Moral education and such activities ensure value development in the citizen Emphasised physical activities also so that homogeneous development maybe ensured.
  7. Views on examination Is severely criticized the examination system, which was closely linked with the standard of education. It is one of the means to reach an end. While giving alternative for a better education Dr.B.R.Ambedkar recommended.  Besides examinations, students work in colleges out to be taken into account.  For higher degrees there should be thesis and oral examination
  8. Primary education Primary education occupies a significant place in the educational reconstruction of a developing country. Primary Education refers to “free and compulsory education for all children until they complete the age of 14 years”. Higher education Ambedkar stressed upon the minds of his people the importance of self respect and self evolution. He encourages them to take higher education for their progress. He thought that the progress of a community always depend upon how it's members advanced in education.
  9. University education Dr Ambedkar worked as a professor and afterwards as a principal of a college. He was of the opinion that colleges should not separated from the university. Dr Ambedkar said that the aim and function of the University education should be: ◦ To ensure that the teaching done that is suited to adults. ◦ That it is scientific detached and impartial in character. ◦ That it feels the mind of the students with fact. Women's education Dr BR Ambedkar thought that the downtrodden progress would be greatly accelerated if mail education was pursued by side with female education. He strongly believes that if women were educated the entire family will be educated.
  10. Teachers and professors No system of education can rise higher than its teachers. The way of child-centred education can only be through teacher-centre school. He declared that teachers were an charities of the nation. According to Dr Ambedkar a teacher is a friend, philosopher and guide of student. Teacher should know about the reality of the society, so that they can make their teaching relevant to the real world. He expects teacher to import education without any discrimination and partiality on any bias.
  11. Teaching method  Teaching through mother tongue  Practical approach  Child centred
  12. Student Dr Ambedkar expects students to be unwavering and commendable to take education.  Student should be disciplined.  Student should be always ready and curious to learn.  Student should be aware and careful about is health also.
  13. Conclusion In this way we can say Dr. Ambedkar focus on education of women’s as well as the least and also universalization of education. Social freedom and emphasis more on education and character development and also job oriented and skill based education. He also give importance to the mother tongue as well as foreign languages. Ambedkar took a pragmatic view of things considered education as a means of self expression for building self esteem and character effort for the education of masses without discrimination.
  14. Bibliography Obalesh Gatti(2015)Philosophy and sociological bases of education. Shruthiloka Prakashana-Mysore-570009. Nataraj R.(2010)Philosophy of Education. Vismaya Prakashana. Mysore- 573023.   