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Ivan Illich, Une société sans école

Ivan Illich, philosophe méconnu, prophétisait en 1971 l’avènement d’une société sans école. Que reste-t-il de ses idées contestataires aujourd’hui ? Né en Autriche en 1926, Ivan Illich fut l’un des pionniers de la pensée écologique. Sa pensée connut son heure … Continue reading

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Radical Education Now

If we want our children to become independent minded, creative and critical people then we need to run conferences, work-shops and other spaces where the imperatives of the current system can be carefully questioned and analysed. Instead of presuming that … Continue reading

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The Routledge international handbook of Critical Education

The Routledge international handbook of Critical Education The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Education is the first authoritative reference work to provide an international analysis of the relationship between power, knowledge, education, and schooling. Rather than focusing solely on questions … Continue reading

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Building Community in Web-based Learning Environments: Strategies, Techniques and Tools

The Web has received widespread acceptance and use for creating and supporting learning activities across disciplines within higher education. However, satisfaction with the Web for purposes of learning has not been as strong as proponents may have hoped. Creating a … Continue reading

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Ivan Illich: deschooling, conviviality, informal education and lifelong learning

Known for his critique of modernization and the corrupting impact of institutions, Ivan Illich’s concern with deschooling, learning webs and the disabling effect of professions has struck a chord among many informal educators. We explore key aspects of his theory … Continue reading

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Tools for Conviviality – Ivan Illich

To formulate a theory about a future society both very modern and not dominated by industry, it will be necessary to recognize natural scales and limits. We must come to admit that only within limits can machines take the place … Continue reading

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Deschooling Society – Ivan Illich

Universal education through schooling is not feasible. It would be no more feasible if it were attempted by means of alternative institutions built on the style of present schools. Neither new attitudes of teachers toward their pupils nor the proliferation … Continue reading

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