Customary Educational Organizations in Youngster Education in Sierra Leone


Sierra Leone is limited on the north-west, north and north-east the Republic Guinea, on the south-east the Republic of Liberia and on south-west the Atlantic Sea. It has an area of 27,925 square miles. The state of Sierra Leone started in the deal and cession in 1787 local bosses to English pilgrims of a real estate parcel planned as a permanent spot for African pioneers who were whithered strays in London and later it was utilized as a settlement for liberated African slaves. The hinterland was pronounced an English Protectorate on 21st August, 1896. Sierra Leone accomplished freedom on 27th April, 1961 and turned into a Republic in 1971. Education is given both private and state-supported schools. The ongoing arrangement of education is 6-3-4-4 (that is six years Elementary school, three years Junior Auxiliary School, four years Senior Optional School and four years tertiary/advanced education. This framework is supplemented non-formal education.


Education is every now and again utilized in the feeling of guidance in the study hall, lab, studio or homegrown science room and comprises mainly in the bestowing the educator, and the procurement understudies, of data and mental as well as manual abilities. A more extensive importance than guidance is that of tutoring. In other words generally that happens inside the school as a component of the student’s life there. It incorporates, in addition to other things, connection among understudies and educators, students and students both in and outside the school. J. S. Plant (1931) thought that whatever assists with forming the person; to make the singular what he is or frustrate him from being what he isn’t is essential for his education. Certainly education is deep rooted and pervasive; it is the entirety of all impacts which go to make an individual what he is, from birth to death. It incorporates the home, our neighbors, and the road among others.

Education is somewhat an intentional arranged process concocted and directed the instructor fully intent on permeating the student with specific data, abilities, of psyche and body as well as methods of conduct considered alluring. To some degree it is the student’s own reaction to the climate where he resides. Education has three central focuses: the individual/individual upon whom the teacher’s persuasions are brought to bear; the general public or local area to which he has a place; and the entire setting of reality inside which the individual and society have their influence. Man is a social animal; he develops as an individual through the effect of character on character; and in any event, for his fundamental actual requirements he relies upon the assistance and collaboration of his kindred people. Without society and the common help and advancement of encounters which it gives human progress is unthinkable and the existence of man, as would be natural for Hobbes, is “single, poor, terrible, brutish and short.”

One of the central realities of human life is the pressure between the draw of the past and the forward encourage into the future, among security and change, custom and development. For compelling living,man needs a circle of safety, an area of laid out propensities and relationship which structures trustworthy connections. This is additionally valid for society. For its viable working there should be a fundamental coherence of customs and standpoint which jelly its way of life as a general public and shields it against the problematic impacts of progress. Change should be forever and not static however this adjustment of turn should be constrained the fundamental practices of society. It is custom which gives a country its personality and uniqueness as a general public. The preservation of custom consequently is clearly essential.

It has been perceived from days of yore that the preservation of customary education has an imperative part to play in the improvement of the youngster. The offspring of today are the grown-ups of tomorrow; they should be prepared consequently, to acquire and propagate the convictions and methods of life impossible to miss to the specific culture to which they have a place. For each general public wants to safeguard itself truly as well as local area deliberately sharing specific points, goals and examples of conduct. This sort of education isn’t really formal in schools through study hall guidance yet that affected in a roundabout way through the family and through the effect on the person of social impacts and customs which the kid can’t sidestep. In Sierra Leone this social education included elaborate services of commencement including accomplishments of perseverance in which young fellows and ladies should substantiate themselves deserving of the local area. A definitive objective was to deliver a person who told the truth, deferential, talented, helpful, and who could adjust to the social thing to take care of. As Aristotle once expressed “the constitution of a state will endure in the event that education is disregarded. The residents of a state ought to constantly be instructed to suit the constitution of the state. The sort of character proper to a constitution is the power which keeps on supporting it as it is likewise the state force which initially made it”