Nigerian Traditional Music Education in the Context of Global Educational Challenges
So many changes taking place in our world today are dictated by forces which can originate in one corner of the globe while affecting the lives of millions of people elsewhere. One such area that has witnessed various forms of change is education. Yet, it does appear that the essence of education is still the same. The changes have happened more on the approaches to education than on the essence. This paper looks at the traditional music education in the face of the global challenges facing education. It makes a phenomenological appraisal of the trends and shows how there are shared and regional concerns of music education.