Category Archives: Critical pedagogy

Pedagogía de la autonomía: Enseñar no es transferir conocimiento

El sistema educativo actual está basado en la Revolución Industrial, donde los trabajadores tenían que especializarse en un trabajo mecánico, y para ello debían repetirlo una vez tras otra hasta memorizarlo. En estos últimos 50 años las esferas económica, cultural … Continue reading

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Critically engaged learning: connecting to young lives

Critically engaged learning This book – the finale in a trilogy by the authors – traces the way in which a number of disadvantaged schools and communities were able to move beyond deficit, victim-blaming and pathologizing approaches and access resources … Continue reading

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Dialogue, Knowledge, and Teacher-Student Relations – Freirean Pedagogy in Theory and Practice

Read In this article, I draw on ethnographic fieldwork among popular adult education non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Brazil to show how popular educators interpreted and acted based on Freirean pedagogical theory in ways that appeared to reduce its potential for … Continue reading

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We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change

Read We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change This dialogue between two of the most prominent thinkers on social change in the twentieth century was certainly a meeting of giants. Throughout their highly personal conversations … Continue reading

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In and Against the State – Gramsci, War of Position, and Adult Education

Read This paper focuses on the way a state-funded university, as an important institution of civil society, consolidates existing hegemonic arrangements and, at the same time, offers spaces wherein these arrangements can be contested. Using ethnographic data culled from structured … Continue reading

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Popular Education Tool Kit

Read Popular Education Tool Kit is a collection of activities, dinamics, games, workshop ideas, etc. submitted by participants in the Jefferson Center’s Popular Education Conference 2004. Contributors to this tool kit are using popular education in a variety of settings … Continue reading

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A democracy we can eat: a livelihoods approach to TVET policy and provision

Read In Southern Africa, theories of adult education have remained modelled on imported paradigms. The urgency of particularly the first of the Millennium Development Goals, ‘to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger’ generally translates into policy and provision of skills training … Continue reading

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Lessons to be Learned from Paulo Freire as Education is being Taken Over by the Mega Rich

Lessons to Be Learned From Paulo Freire as Education Is Being Taken Over by the Mega Rich Read also : Access, Retention, and Success in Higher Education Around the World Subprime Opportunity: The Unfulfilled Promise of For-Profit Colleges and Universities … Continue reading

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Rethinking Education as the Practice of Freedom: Paulo Freire and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy

Rethinking Education as the Practice of Freedom: Paulo Freire and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy Paulo Freire is one of the most important critical educators of the 20th century. Not only is he considered one of the founders of critical … Continue reading

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Liberating Praxis – Paulo Freire’s Legacy for Radical Education and Politics

Read A brilliant and comprehensive analysis of Freire’s work, as can be found in this book, certainly fitted a series that attempted to address and demonstrate how scholars, working in the fields of cultural studies and critical pedagogy, might join … Continue reading

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