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Visual Literacy/Culture and Critical Librarianship

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


Teaching as a Politcal Act

I do not care for this post-modern, reductionist attack on objectivity that is quite fashionable these days. It is my view that teachers should value objectivity. 1,568 more words

“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


Scholarship as (an inclusive) Conversation?

Recently, I’ve come across a lot of readings that have triggered thoughts on the ACRL Framework concepts, particularly Scholarship as Conversation. To get a less heady overview of what this concept means, check out this video: 792 more words


Decoding Learning: Teacher Learning, Prof. Krishna Kumar and Soren Kierkegaard

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

From the other side of the firewall…

by Will Cardoso and Divya Madhavan

About two years ago, we finished the respective Master’s degrees we were doing – Will at Bath, Divya at Exeter. 768 more words

Critical Pedagogy

Moving from despair to awareness: why we read the critical stuff

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

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