0131313 Education for Social Change

This subject considers different education, organising and activist strategies being used by movements and organisations pursuing social justice and change agendas. The sites of social change struggles include the environment movement, democracy movements opposed to authoritarian regimes, feminism, disability advocacy, union movement, and local community action projects. This subject extends the work of Education and Social Change 1 by focusing on educational practices. It examines the difference between propaganda and education, and the individual and social change. Key concepts and practices developed by educators engaged in social change are explored, including naming the world, strategic questioning, story-making, dialectical analysis, culture jamming, and organising.

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