Last week I had the opportunity to moderate a chat on something I’ve become more and more interested in: Visual literacy and culture AND critical pedagogy. 1,588 more words
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“Critical pedagogy: schools must equip students to challenge the status quo” – And Universities should do this as well!
I found an inspiring text on the Guardian’s webpage: http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2014/feb/25/critical-pedagogy-schools-students-challenge.
Tait Coles, then being vice principal at Dixons City Academy in Bradford, explains the basic tenets of critical pedagogy and shows the advantages of this approach to what he refers to as the transmission model of knowledge. 42 more words
The gloomy outlook … for education, particularly School Education in India… is all out there… ‘Blind Faith’ (Krishna Kumar, Indian Express, April 23, 2016, p. 15). 506 more words
Reading the ‘critical’ stuff can be quite a depressing process. It’s not easy to come to terms with what looks like helplesness in the prophetic words of those who talked about the McDonaldization of society and education more than 20 years ago. 562 more words