Paulo Freire at the Institute

January 1995
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  • Publisher
    UCL IOE Press
  • Published
    30th January 1995
  • ISBN 9780854734290
  • Language English
  • Pages 96 pp.
  • Size 5.875" x 8.33"

Taken from a seminar with educational theorist and author, Paulo Freire, at the Institute of Education in October 1993, this publication contains the reflections of Freire on progressive education, as well as discussions on the topics raised by academics and the audience. This volume makes available talks which are based around issues he has discussed in publications in Portuguese.

Foreword—Sir Peter Newsam; Introduction; Editorial; 1) Paulo Freire in the Nineties: Life Experience and Progressive Education—Denise Gastaldo and Maria de Figueiredo-Cowen; 2) The Progressive Teacher—Paulo Freire; 3) Literacy in Brazil: The Contribution of Paulo Freire—Ana Maria de Araújo Freire; 4) Discussing Paulo Freire: Representation as Transformation—Gunter Kress; Literacy Among Surrey Sixth Formers—Jennifer Chew; Empowerment for the Individual or the State? Comments on Paulo Freire—Roy Carr-Hill; 5) Reply to Discussants—Paulo Freire; 6) Some Issues: Neutrality, Respect for the Students, Epistemological Curiosity, and International Financial Aid—Paulo Freire; Afterword—Robert Cowen; Appendix.

Denise Gastaldo

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Maria de Figueiredo-Cowen

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