Free speech movement
Society Learning, 30 July 2020
Free speech movement

Paulo Freire: Activism Through Education

Investigation by Géraldine Gourbe
Summary

Alternative, institutional and critical pedagogical approaches have seen a renewed interest these past few years. This attraction to new forms of education is often based on unique experiments conducted from 1950 to 1970, starting with those by Paulo Freire, known for his literacy program for adults in impoverished communities, a literacy activism designed to combat different forms of oppression.

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