The Foundations of Education : The Philosophical Approach

Student Price : Rs.450

Student Dollar Price : 18$

Library Price : Rs.1250

Library Dollar Price : 50$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 370

Book Weight :350

About The Book

This book is an attempt to meet the challenge of the new millennium where pupils find themselves hurled into an ocean of vast encompassing knowledge. It also attempts to soothe the dilemma of the new millennia teachers who has to previously dwell upon old Philosophical assumptions and concepts

The book provides an exhaustive treatment of the subject in a very lucid and cogent manner; so that an average student and teacher can grasp the subject-matter very easily. The content flows logically from one chapter to another. The content is spread over nineteen chapters including the basic concepts of Education and Philosophy. The earlier chapters focus on the meaning, definitions, scope, functions and relationship between Philosophy and Education. The middle order chapters take the reader through a travelogue down the constitutional provisions, recommendations and policies in the field of educational by various commissions and committees. The is followed by the educational philosophies of prominent Western and Indian Thinkers and Philosophers.


Book Content of The Foundations of Education : The Philosophical Approach
  1. Meaning and Nature of Philosophy
  2. Meaning and Types of Education
  3. Scope of Education
  4. Functions of Education
  5. Relation Between Philosophy and Education
  6. Indian Traditional Philosophy and its Implications and Ancient Indian of Education
  7. Indian Education: Constitutional Provisions
  8. Secondary Education Commission: 1952-53
  9. The Kothari Commission 1964-66
  10. The National Education Policy-1968: 10+2+3 Pattern
  11. The Ishwarbhai Patel Review Committee-1977
  12. The National Policy on Education (NPE)-1986
  13. Revised National Policy on Education-1992

About The Author

Mrs. Maria Milagris Fernandes, acquired her graduation in History, did her B.Ed. from Mumbai University, M.A. in History from Mumbai University, and M.Ed. from S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Churchgate. She cleared her ‘SET’ examination in the first attempt, and has successfully completed her Certificate and Diploma Courses in ‘Sindhi-Arabic’ from Mumbai University. She is currently pursuing her Ph. D. in Education.     

Mrs. Fernandes has varied experience in the field of education-six years as a Teacher, three years as a headmistress, and seven years as a Lecturer in Education at Shaheed Dunichand Tejandas Memorial Trust’s College of Education. Ulhasnagar; one year as a Lecturer for Government Commerical Diploma. She has to her credit publications, papers and articles on varied issued of Education. Articles, poems, novel, fiction work as a freelance journalist in various dailies and magazines.

Mrs. Fernandes is a highly accomplished academician, topping and excelling throughout her academic career, a national sportswoman with excellent achievements in sports, dance, singing, compering, elocution, debates, drawing, quiz, G.K. and Literary activities. She is a member of Council of Teacher Educators, All India Association of Education and Research, Maharashtra State Secondary Teachers and Educators Association and Maharashtra Council of Educational Administration and Management.

Mrs. Fernandes has authored "The Foundations of Education: The Philosophical Approach" in 2004 (First Edition) successfully with rave reviews and complementary feedback from various prominent personalities, teachers, educators and students. The present book "The Advanced Educational Psychology: Psychology of the Learners" is an outcome of in depth research and study. Two other books on the anvil are "The Foundations of Education: The Sociological Approach" and "School Management and Educational Administration". She has rendered her service as "Principal" of "Navjeevan Education Societys college of Education", Bhandup, Mumbai and she is presently rendering her outstanding potentialities as "Principal" at "Ashadeep College of Education", Nalasopara, Thane, Mumbai.

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