‘Schools perpetuate structural inequalities of power and access to resources.’ Discuss.

‘Paulo Friere’ thought that the current education system is perpetuating the structural inequalities of power. Friere closely observed the education system and the society in Brazil and realized that the education system is helping the dominant groups to keep their authoritative position over the oppressed. Friere proposed the ‘banking concept of education’. The present education … Read more

Banking concept of Education

When students’ mind is filled with the information that ‘Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra’, they listen, memorize and repeat the sentence after the teacher. But students’ critical thinking that ‘what does mean by capital city’ and ‘why is that particular city is made as capital city’ is suppressed. In the traditional education system, students … Read more