Modelling transformative education

Webb, Rebecca and Kirby, Perpetua (2018) Modelling transformative education. FORUM: for promoting 3 to 19 comprehensive education. ISSN 0963-8253 (Accepted)

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Abstract

This paper is a call to rebalance and broaden contemporary education to include a focus on both conformity and transformation. It includes an overview of three different models of education, relating to different educational purposes. Two emphasise conformity in knowledge acquisition, ‘mastering knowledge’ and ‘discovering knowledge’, as well as a third, ‘not-knowing’, emphasising transformation in terms of what it is possible to know, to do and to be. The paper explores the complementarity of these different models, and the need for further conversations to ensure a greater balance of conformity and transformation within educational institutions.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Education
School of Psychology > Psychology
Subjects: L Education
Depositing User: Deeptima Massey
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2018 17:25
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2019 13:13
URI: http://srodev.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/80284

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