Nyerere on Education / Nyerere kuhusu Elimu
Paperback: 184 pages
Publisher: E & D Ltd.; Bilingual edition (January 1, 1993)
Dimensions: 8 x 6.4 x 0.4 inches
The collection includes Nyerere's ground-breaking policy paper 'Education for Self-Reliance', which remains a key reference work on progressive and transformative education in a postcolonial context. Other papers discuss the ethical basis for expanding tertiary level education in a developing country where primary education is not yet established, as well as the education needs and rights of school-aged children.
"In Tanganyika we believe that only evil, Godless men would make the color of a man's skin the criteria for granting him civil rights."
Julius Kambarage Nyerere addressing British Governor-General Richard Gordon Turnbull, at a meeting of the Legco, prior to taking up the premiership in 1960.