Paulo Freire


I started reading Paulo Freire as an undergraduate student in Spain in the early nineties. At the time, a combination of Silvio Rodriguez and Rage Against the Machine filled the airwaves and our hearts. We, students of mathematics and physics for the most part, read Freire on Friday...Read more


FRETILIN’s literacy campaign influenced the mobilisation of nation-wide action towards decolonisation and liberation, initially from the Portuguese, and then the ongoing resistance to the brutal Indonesian occupation (1975-1999).Read more

With an overwhelming number of publications now available in the field of education, one might wonder: Why is another journal necessary?

Professor Antonia Darder makes the case that "What is often overlooked in such a question is the importance of intentionality."

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As a teacher I’ve been very influenced by the work of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire, and his argument that any and all collaboration and action in education needs to be aimed at understanding the world in order to change it. In 2014 my family and I spent a year living in Chile, providing an opportunity to engage directly with the student movement there as a living example of Freire’s ideas about the connection between teaching, learning and social change.

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