INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL POLICIES, Vol 10, No 2 (2016)

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Critical pedagogy as a tool for emancipation and empowerment in the era of financial crisis: potentials and applied conditions within the contemporary school reality

Zoi Ziontaki

Abstract


The aim of the current paper is to explore the theoretical spectrum of critical pedagogy, in the perspective of the contemporary educational reality in the era of economic crisis. In this context, the main frame of interest is the principles and notion of critical pedagogy and the process through which they could be implemented within the school practice, in an attempt to strengthen the students at this difficult circumstance. The paper focuses on the contemporary situation in Greece, but it deals with issues that shall be considered rather timeless for any country that is subjected to the tremendous repercussions of crisis in the school dimension.

Keywords: financial crisis, critical pedagogy, education, school practice, empowerment


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