The Purpose Of Education In The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Africa

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What is the purpose of education? According to Nelson Mandela “ Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” For the people who are well educated, not only can get them a good job, but also gain them the knowledge to know what is wrong and what is right in order to protect themselves from all the false informations that we get from all around the world and to make the right decision. Education is a key to success. However after reading the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. I have noticed that there was lack of education among all the Indian people who lived in the Rez, they weren’t getting enough education as other people do, and the cause of having a poor education for Indian people were lack of school materials, poverty and lack of motivation and professionalism for teachers. Junior was the main character in the book and he was the smartest and the most studious among all his classmates. However when he first got his…show more content…
Mr. P was one of Junior’s teachers when Junior was still taking classes in an Indian high school in the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, but unfortunately he demonstrated what it is like to be the opposite of a great teacher. He is lazy and unprofessional. Mr. P wears pajamas to school, falls asleep during class time and sometimes forgets to come to class at all. He is the type of teacher that is not motivated to be an effective teacher. He has no connection with the students, he was just there to teach. How can a person be your teacher if he is not acting like a role model toward you and what can you learn from a person like that if he falls asleep in class and he always forget to come to class and teach. As the result, for all the students who went to the school in the Rez , they weren’t getting enough knowledge which causes the lack of education among all the reservation
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