Ambedkar and His Educational Philosophy
Dr. BR Ambedkar
beard many problems due to system of discrimination. He believed that depressed
class can only fight with the power of education, without education their
values and esteem is not safe. His primary focus was equality education.
According to his
philosophy, there should be two determinations of education. First, one should
obtain it for improvement of society and second it should focus on One’s
improvement. Education was the essential point in his debates and journals. He
emphasized that providing of education should be balanced which help to
differentiate cultures and truth. His educational philosophy enforced to the
growth of an individual and his environment.
His last motto
was Educate, Agitate and Organize.
Educate: it develops the proper sense and trains a man to think and to do
right things, Agitate: it’s a
positive mental revolution rather than a negative physical revolution, Organize: Educated and agitated brains
can organize aimed at a task easily.
“Higher education, in my opinion, means
that education, which can enable you to occupy the strategically important
places in State administration. Brahmins had to face a lot of opposition and
obstacles, but they are overcoming these and progressing ahead.”