An essay on liberation

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Paulo Freire, dialogue, praxis and education. It is an essay on liberation under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2. Perhaps the most influential thinker about education in the late twentieth century, Paulo Freire has been particularly popular with informal educators with his emphasis on dialogue and his concern for the oppressed. Brazilian educationalist, has left a significant mark on thinking about progressive practice.

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Freire was able to draw upon, and weave together, a number of strands of thinking about educational practice and liberation. Sometimes some rather excessive claims are made for his work e. Five aspects of Paulo Freire’s work have a particular significance for our purposes here. However, Paulo Freire was able to take the discussion on several steps with his insistence that dialogue involves respect. Dialogue in itself is a co-operative activity involving respect. But there was a sting in the tail.

Paulo Freire argued for informed action and as such provided a useful counter-balance to those who want to diminish theory. Third, Freire’s attention to naming the world has been of great significance to those educators who have traditionally worked with those who do not have a voice, and who are oppressed. His concern to look for words that have the possibility of generating new ways of naming and acting in the world when working with people around literacies is a good example of this. Fifth, a number of informal educators have connected with Paulo Freire’s use of metaphors drawn from Christian sources. An example of this is the way in which the divide between teachers and learners can be transcended. Easter experience’ of the teacher. An educator is a person who has to live in the deep significance of Easter.

Inevitably, there are various points of criticism. First, many are put off by Paulo Freire’s language and his appeal to mystical concerns. We are either with the oppressed or against them. Third, there is an tendency in Freire to overturn everyday situations so that they become pedagogical. Paulo Freire’s approach was largely constructed around structured educational situations. Fourth, what is claimed as liberatory practice may, on close inspection, be rather closer to banking than we would wish.

In other words, the practice of Freirian education can involve smuggling in all sorts of ideas and values under the guise of problem-posing. Albeit benign, Freire’s approach differs only in degree, but not in kind, from the system which he so eloquently criticizes. Fifth, there are problems regarding Freire’s model of literacy. Last, there are questions concerning the originality of Freire’s contribution.