Education for Critical Consciousness

  title={Education for Critical Consciousness},
  author={Paulo Freire},
'Freire combines a compassion for the wretched of the earth with an intellectual and practical confidence and personal humility...Most of all he has a vision of man.' Times Higher Educational Supplement Paulo Freire (1921-97) was an educationalist based in Brazil and became the most influential writer and thinker on education in the late twentieth century. His seminal work Pedagogy of the Oppressed has sold almost 1 million copies. Education for Critical Consciousness is the main statement of… Expand
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