Tuesday 4th December 2018, 8:00pm
Session 206: Pädagogik der Unterdrückten by Paulo Freire
For this session, Mara Züst selected chapter three from the book Pädagogik der Unterdrückten (1970; the original, Pedagogia do Orimido, was published in 1968) by Paulo Freire.
“Freire’s educational thrust centres on the human potential for creativity and freedom in the midst of politico-economic and culturally oppressive structures. It aims at discovering and implementing liberating alternatives through social interaction and transformation via the ‘conscientization’ process. ‘Conscientization’ was defined as the process by which people achieve a deepened awareness, both of the sociocultural reality that shapes their lives and of their capacity to transform that reality. It involves praxis, understood as the dialectic relationship of action and reflection.” -Heinz-Peter Gerhardt