PERFORMING ARTS IN THE BASIC SCHOOLS CULTURAL FESTIVALS: EDUCATING THE GHANAIAN STUDENT

Benjamin Adjepong

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In the days gone by, the Ghanaian child acquired knowledge and skills in the performing arts through a direct involvement and participation in the culture in which he or she belongs. This learning process has been interrupted due to economic and social changes taking place. The school has now become the social institution to provide such learning experiences for children in the society. However, it not fulfilling this task effectively. This paper therefore re-emphasise the role of the schools cultural festivals in educating the Ghanaian basic school student in the performing arts.

 

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schools cultural festival, performing arts, education, basic schools, teachers, Ghana

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejsss.v0i0.513

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