|Traditional Wisdom Specialists are creative/innovative men and women who are a repository of traditional knowledge, wisdom and technologies taught at African Rural University. The university therefore creates an alternative training approach that casts grass root innovators rather than traditional academics in the role of teachers by tapping the knowledge of Traditional Wisdom Specialist.|
Recognition of Traditional Wisdom Specialists as a contribution to the learning narrative and importantly, to the African Renaissance. ARU is working with (Traditional Wisdom Specialists) TWS as Auxiliary Lecturers in order to revive and harness the knowledge, skills and technologies that contributed to social and economic development of African societies that are progressively disappearing. These Auxiliary Lectures are resident in the communities, respected as facilitators and a repository of knowledge. They are cast as teachers in the modern education setting to add value from the traditional way of learning.
Recognition of Traditional Wisdom Specialists