Category Archives: Popular education

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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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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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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Horizontal Learning – Background, Practice and Possibility

Viewer   The concept of Horizontal Learning can be explored on two fronts: firstly as part of cultural epistemology and, secondly, as a strategic tool for community development. Horizontal learning practices have come to the fore with the re-emergence and … Continue reading

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

Read 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 … Continue reading

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