Popular education
Popular education is a concept grounded in notions of class, political struggle, and social transformation. The term is a translation from the Spanish educación popular or the Portuguese educação popu...
Rouge Forum
The Rouge Forum is an organization of educational activists, which focuses on issues of equality, democracy, and social justice.
The Rouge Forum emerged from a series of political controversies wi...
Célestin Freinet
Célestin Freinet (15 October 1896, Gars, Alpes-Maritimes – 8 October 1966) was a noted French pedagogue and educational reformer.
Freinet was born in Provence as the fifth of eight children....
Teaching for social justice
Teaching for social justice is a philosophy of education centered on the promotion of social justice, and the instillation of such values in students. Its overarching aims are to equip learners with t...
Student engagement
Student engagement occurs when "students make a psychological investment in learning. They try hard to learn what school offers. They take pride not simply in earning the formal indicators of success ...
Università popolare (Italian newspaper)
L'Università popolare was an Italian newspaper founded by Luigi Molinari in 1901 and ran until 1918. It was part of the movement for free workers' self-education, partly inspired by Francisco Ferrer's...
Brookwood Labor College
Brookwood Labor College was a labor college located at 109 Cedar Road in Katonah, New York, in the United States. Established in 1921, it was the first residential labor college in the country. The sc...
Work People's College
Work People's College ( Työväen Opisto) was a radical labor college established in a largely rural area just outside Duluth, Minnesota in 1907 by the Finnish Socialist Federation of the Socialist Part...
Jefferson School of Social Science
The Jefferson School of Social Science was an adult education institution of the Communist Party USA located in New York City. The so-called "Jeff School" was launched in 1944 as a successor to the pa...
Lyceum movement
The lyceum movement in the United States, organizations that sponsored public programs and entertainments, flourished in the mid-19th century, particularly in the Northeast and Midwest, and some laste...
Boston Lyceum
The Boston Lyceum (est.1829) of Boston, Massachusetts was a civic association dedicated to popular education in the form of "lectures, discussions, ... declamation," and writing contests. It began "in...
George Counts
George Sylvester Counts (1889–1974) was an American educator and influential education theorist.An early proponent of the progressive education movement of John Dewey, Counts became its leading critic...
Paulo Freire
Paulo Reglus Neves Freire (/ˈfrɛəri/, [ˈpawlu ˈfɾeiɾi]; September 19, 1921 – May 2, 1997) was a Brazilian educator and philosopher who was a leading advocate of critical pedagogy. He is best known for...
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Portuguese: Pedagogia do Oprimido), written by educator Paulo Freire, proposes a pedagogy with a new relationship between teacher, student, and society. It was first pu...
Antonia Darder
Antonia Darder (born Priscilla Antonia Darder Aguilo on April 16, 1952 in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico) is a scholar, artist, poet, activist, and public intellectual. Darder holds the Leavey Presidential En...
Franklin Lyceum
The Franklin Lyceum (est. 1831) of Providence, Rhode Island, was membership organization dedicated to self-education in the 19th century. Its members engaged in debates and maintained "a library, and ...
Josiah Holbrook
Josiah Holbrook (1788-1854) was the founder of the Lyceum movement in the United States. He spent most of his life promoting the movement and manufacturing scientific tools for use in lyceums.
Southern Appalachian Labor School
The Southern Appalachian Labor School, or SALS (pronounced like the possessive form of Sal) as it is abbreviated, is a non-profit organization that serves Fayette County, West Virginia. It was founde...
Dialogue education
Dialogue Education is a popular education approach to adult education first described by educator Jane Vella in the 1980s. This approach to education draws on various adult learning theories, includin...
Oregon Lyceum
The Oregon Lyceum or Pioneer Lyceum and Literary Club was founded in Oregon City, Oregon Country around 1840. The forum was a prominent fixture for the leading pioneer settlers during its brief existe...
National Labor College
The National Labor College officially closed on April 26, 2014. It was the only regionally accredited higher education institution in the United States devoted exclusively to educating union members a...
Central Labour College
The Central Labour College was a British higher education institution supported by trade unions. It functioned from 1909 to 1929.The college was formed as a result of the Ruskin College strike of 1909...
Eurípedes Barsanulfo
Eurípedes Barsanulfo, (May 1, 1880 – November 1, 1918) was a Brazilian educator, pharmacist, politician and prominent spiritist medium. He is best known as the founder and first headmaster of Colégio ...
Commonwealth College (Arkansas)
Commonwealth College was started in 1923 to recruit and train people to take the lead in socio-economic reform and prepare them for unconventional roles in a new and different society. Although in the...
Modern School (United States)
The Modern Schools, also called Ferrer Schools, were schools in the United States, established in the early Twentieth Century, that were modeled after the Escuela Moderna of Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia,...