Is Democratic Education a Solution to South Africa´s Educational Problems?

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IS DEMOCRATIC EDUCATION A SOLUTION TO SOUTH AFRICA’S EDUCATIONAL PROBLEMS?

Education in South Africa is in crisis due to lot of issues that it’s facing. Education in South Africa is governed by the state under the department of basic education for primary school and secondary school not higher education and training. The question that I am going to address here state that “is the democratic education a solution to South Africa’s educational problems”? As lots of people know that our education in South Africa is facing lot of problems that affect learning in our school, that also affect the learners. The way those things are happening now seems as if our government is failing to address those issues. In this essay I will provide an
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IS DEMOCRATIC EDUCATION A SOLUTION TO SOUTH AFRICA’S EDUCATIONAL PROBLEMS?

Education in South Africa is in crisis due to lot of issues that it’s facing. Education in South Africa is governed by the state under the department of basic education for primary school and secondary school not higher education and training. The question that I am going to address here state that “is the democratic education a solution to South Africa’s educational problems”? As lots of people know that our education in South Africa is facing lot of problems that affect learning in our school, that also affect the learners. The way those things are happening now seems as if our government is failing to address those issues. In this essay I will provide an argued option on what education is; what democracy is (including feature at stake); provide some South Africa’s educational problems and argue why those are problems and finally argue for my position on that.
Let me first clarify what education and democratic education is. Education is defined as the process of acquiring knowledge formally or informally but here I will focus on institutional education which is formally. Democratic education is defined as the type of education that takes place in a proper environment where all learners are being treated equally. Democratic education can also be defined as the system of education that is based on the principles that all learners have equal rights when it comes to treatment. According to Gutmann
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