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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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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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Community organizing, learning and social change – communication and power – Reflect Approach

Read Reflect is an approach to learning and social change. Reflect aims to improve the meaningful participation of people in decisions that affect their lives, through strengthening their ability to communicate. Reflect begins with respect and value for people’s existing … Continue reading

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Gramsci, Freire, and adult education: possibilities for transformative action

Gramsci, Freire, and adult education: possibilities for transformative action This book focuses on two of the most cited figures in the debate on radical education, Antonio Gramsci and Paulo Freire. Both regarded forms of adult education as having an important … 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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Education for the People – Concepts of Grundtvig, Tagore, Gandhi and Freire

Read A very long distance lies between the State of Bengal, India and Denmark.  Similarly, Brazil and India are separated by two oceans and the African continent. Accordingly, it seems a daring enterprise to embark upon a project which aims … Continue reading

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Citizenship as Politics – International Perspectives From Adult Education

Read Citizenship is a contested terrain, very much linked to issues of power. The more progressive literature associates it with contributions made by individuals and groups/movements to the democratic public sphere. This entails an engagement in the ongoing struggle to … 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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