Freire’s writings have had a deep influence on both Rajesh Tandon and myself. His research approach which he called thematic investigation was one of the influences in our original coining of the concept of participatory research in the 1970s. This review of the 50th anniversary edition of Pedagogy of the Oppressed has been a wonderful opportunity to re-enter the world of Paulo’s thinking and living. Your own thoughts would be most welcome.
Paulo Freire. Bloomsbur
We are delighted to share that the UNESCO Co-Chairs’ edited book “Socially Responsible Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy" is now published. The main homepage for the book is located on Brill’s website here. As you will notice, the book is Open Access, and can be downloaded free as an e-book, or a print copy ordered (priced publication).
The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and PRIA with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) organised a webinar on ‘Fostering Social Responsibility by Higher Education: COVID 19 and Beyond’ on April 8th 2020. Higher education institutions can take social responsibility during this challeRead More
The 2nd International Conference on SDGs: Higher Education and Science Take Action, organised by GUNi took place on 5th & 6th March, 2020 in Barcelona. Dr. Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President of PRIA and UNESCO Co-Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, chaired the session on “Transforming Towards SustainablRead More
Open Science Webinar series is an endeavour to continue the dialogue on openness of science, proposed by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO pursuant to the consultation paper prepared by Leslie Chan,Read More