Ty Thompson

Publication Date

Fall 2002


This paper seeks to explore how the mission education system has and continues to affect the Ghanaian mind/mentality. Christianity was introduced into West African culture by European colonizers, whose aims were domination and exploitation at any cost. Consequently, the Christian faith in Ghana is undeniably linked to western perceptions, interests and influences. This study explores: 1. The Aims of the Christian Mission 2. The Mission Education System 3. The Contemporary School System 4. Ghanaian Self-Orientation 5. The Affects of Christian Based Education System