Pedagogy of the Oppressed Book Study
About the Course
Pedagogy of the Oppressed is a book study that will analyze Paulo Freire’s ideas of transforming education from an oppressive institution to one that is more equitable. This book study is ideal for any educator who is working towards creating a more equitable and culturally competent work environment; additionally, it is ideal for any educator, whether it is an elementary school educator, a counselor, dean of students, or superintendent of a district.
This book study will provide educators multiple opportunities to challenge their thinking of the current system of education. Participants can expect to collaborate, discuss, and create an action plan that considers the philosophies and examples discussed in Freire’s book and in the course.
Freire, P. (1972). Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Herder and Herder.
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Explain the theories and philosophies discussed in the book.
- Create an action plan that incorporates a theory/philosophy from the book or course into their work environment.