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Key title: Agrarnyj vestnik Urala (Online)
Abbreviated key title: Agrar. vestn. Urala (Online)

Аграрный вестник Урала № 05 (135) 2015


Анкваб М.Ф. кандидат педагогических наук, доцент Абхазский государственный университет



 The paper deals with functions and role of traditions and customs of the Abkhazian people in education of children. Adaptation of national foundations to realities of the modern world and control of children’s knowledge in this sphere, determination of educational potential of the traditions and customs influencing a child since his birth emphasize the relevance of the subject. Besides an embodiment of ancestors’ heritage, traditions represent the children training mechanism having accumulated huge experience of national pedagogics worth examining. The author offers systematic studying of foundations, etiquette and universal national standards of behavior in every educational institution of the republic since customs of the Abkhazian people are capable to make productive educational impact on younger generations examples of which are given in the paper. Another way to realize educational properties and potential of Abkhazian traditions is cooperation of the state educational system with the family institution in aspiration for imparting to children the moral priorities and behavior considering rules of Abkhazian national culture. The author accentuates importance and need of compliance of national education to norms, rules and laws of a universal civilization. From this point of view some archaic traditions and customs which stopped their existence today are adduced. Influential means of Abkhazian traditions in education and methods of their practical realization in the educational system of the Republic of Abkhazia are given in the conclusion.


the Republic of Abkhazia, Abkhazian people, educational system of Abkhazia, traditions and customs, traditions of the Abkhazian people, Abkhazian national pedagogics, ethnopedagogics of Abkhazia, culture of Abkhazia, methods of national education.


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