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Film showing unconventional educational experiences in Latin America

Thursday, 16 August 2012
"The Forbidden Education" documentary film

This documentary film called "The Forbidden Education" is a collectively funded project based on a study which spans eight Latin American countries and analyzes 45 unconventional educational experiences, closely examining the logic of modern schooling and its understanding of education. Available in Spanish, but with English and Portuguese subtitles, it includes includes interviews with more than 90 education professionals who are applying alternative educational proposals.

These include the Montessori method, homeschooling, systemic pedagogy, popular education, free education, logosophical pedagogy, Kilpatrick project methods, new active schools, democratic schools, Waldorf education and the Reggio Emilia approach. Read more here.


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