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INTERVIEW WITH PETER MCLAREN: “CRITICAL EDUCATION MUST TRANSFORM THE WORLD”

Interview with Peter McLaren

Javier Collado: Today we welcome our special guest, PhD Peter McLaren, distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, where he is Co-Director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice.He is the author and editor of over forty-five books and hundreds of scholarly articles and chapters. His writings have been translated into over 20 languages. Estimado amigo McLaren, muchas gracias por compartir tu tiempo y reflexiones con todos nuestros lectores. After many years of experience working with critical pedagogy and against capitalist schooling, what are the most important keys that all educators must know to transform traditional formal education? Peter McLaren:  Thank you Javier, for the opportunity for this dialogue.  Well, I would say that nobody can teach anyone anything.  Teachers can only create the maximum conditions for groups and individuals to learn.  Education must begin with the experiences of students in order to be relevant to their lives.  But relevance is only the first step. We must make those experiences critical. Yes, we must begin with the lived experiences of the students but as the great Appalachian educator, Myles Horton, used to say, you can only learn from the experiences that you learn from.  In other words, experiences

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