Education Essay | Liberal v. Problem-Posing Methods of Education

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Liberal v. Problem-Posing Methods of Education

Summary: This is a comparative analysis of Paulo Freire's problem-posing theory of education, and John Henry Newman's liberal education. Problem-posing promotes a cooperative teacher-student relationship, while the liberal method promotes seeking knowledge for its own sake. Both styles favor freedom over order.
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Paulo Freire and John Henry Newman both present two different styles of education. Freire proposes the implementation of the problem-posing style. Problem posing promotes the teacher-student relationship being a cooperative relationship. Newman proposes and defends the methods of liberal education. Liberal education seeks to improve the mind and seek truth and knowledge for its own sake. Both styles favor freedom over order and thus both liberation education and liberal education were met with resistance when they were introduced. Newman was challenged by those who favor professional education. Newman wrote essays and showed how Oxford University could prepare students for both the workplace and society. Freire was challenged by the Brazilian government and showed that revolution is necessary for the advancement of the impoverished. Both concepts of education are different in some ways and very similar in many others.

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