A humanising pedagogy: Getting beneath the rhetoric

  • D Zinn
  • C Rodgers
Keywords: Humanising pedagogy, humanising praxis, narrative inquiry, liberatory education, emancipatory methodology

Abstract

In this article, the authors situate and make an argument for a humanising pedagogy in response to the legacy of a dehumanising past in South Africa. They describe the inquiry into a humanising pedagogy by means of mining stories of living and learning in South Africa. The authors explain how the meanings and praxis of a humanising pedagogy unfold as the story of the work unfolds. One result of the work has been a working collection of “Statements of awareness” that are authentic and significant, though still evolving, which frame a humanising pedagogy.

Keywords: Humanising pedagogy, humanising praxis, narrative inquiry, liberatory education, emancipatory methodology

Published
2013-03-08
Section
Articles

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