AbstractsEducation Research & Administration

A Study of the Ideals of Christian Pioneers in education in Kashmir;

by K.N. Thakur Das

Institution: University of Kashmir
Year: 2015
Keywords: Education-Kashmiri-Mission-Pioneer-Christian
Record ID: 1198547
Full text PDF: http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/handle/10603/39949


This study of Kashmir mission education covers remarkable pioneering attempt to modernise education in this central Asian valley Against a background of backwardness a series of British christian missionaries came to give invaluable service in the uplift of the Kashmiri people choosing to use school education as thier means The historical reasons for founding the mission schools have been reviewed with special emphasis on the socio economic socio cultural and socio political background to Kashmiri society An attempt has been made to this ttudy newlineto survey the objectives curriculum and methodology of instruction including a novel aud experimental social service programe the role of pioneer missionaries has been critically analysed the emphasis on education in the kashmir mission was not directly to convert local people to christianity but to bring about a social change which itself would lead people to accept christ newline%%%