The Banking Concept of Education / Paulo Freire

“…the more the oppressed can be led to adapt to [their] situation, the more easily they can be dominated” — Paulo Friere, 1970



Paired reading and levels of learning

Goal: Following Friere, what is Problem-Posing education and what is Banking Education? According to Friere, why is Banking Education oppressive of children right now in schools? social, economic, political relations in society?


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