Teaching for transformation: higher education institutions, critical pedagogy and social impact

Victoria Jupp Kina, Jean McEwan-Short

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    Within British academia there is now an argument to engage ‘beyond the journal article’ (Pain et al. 2011); that higher education institutions have a role within social, economic and political development. This is a view that has now been formalised through the introduction of the research assessment category of ‘demonstrable benefits to the wider economy and society’ (HEFCE 2015) Embracing Freirean approaches; we use participatory methods to critically appraise the role of higher education in social transformation. Building on individual experiences we will then develop a collective vision and pathway for moving beyond ‘impact’ and towards collective transformation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPaulo Freire and transformative education
    Subtitle of host publicationchanging lives and transforming communities
    EditorsAndrea Melling, Ruth Pilkington
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages13
    ISBN (Electronic)9781137542502
    ISBN (Print)978113754296
    Publication statusPublished - 2 Jun 2018


    • Intercultural learning
    • intercultural understanding
    • perspective transformation
    • preservice teacher education
    • transformative learning

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cultural Studies
    • Education


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