In the activity of philosophizing, philosophy has a humbling effect on those who pursue it. It develops an open and questioning attitude in the learner and the nation in general. If a student understands philosophy of education critically, pondering its meaning for education and for himself, he can find it vital and thought provoking, thereby achieves deep intellectual developments. Engagement in philosophy of education makes a teacher and nation to continue to develop himself (the teacher) and itself (the nation) intellectually.
A teacher or a nation can never truly teach, unless such a teacher or nation continues to learn himself or itself. A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flames. This means that a teacher or a nation should continue to develop himself or itself intellectually if such a teacher or nation should assist in the intellectual development of its students and nation in general. This makes a country to move in accordance with the dynamic nature of the world, which would promote the spirit of virtuous character, and which strengthens tolerance that is lacking in many countries. When such challenge to development is surmounted, there will be a smooth development of the nation. Inclusion of philosophy of education in teacher education curriculum inclusion of philosophy of education in teacher education curriculum