Popular Education and post-war democratization – the case of PENNAT, Guatemala


I argue that PENNAT is important both for what it does and for whom it serves–poor indigenous children. Because it is explicitly oriented toward social change, based on a popular education philosophy that aims to empower the most excluded members of society, PENNAT makes a unique contribution to post-war democratization and to building a “culture of mutual respect and peace” in Guatemala.


About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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