Educational Philosophy Of Paulo Freire: A Study

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Dharitri Boruah


Paulo Freire, the great educator was born in Recife, Brazil on September 19, 1921. His family was middle class and in his early years he experienced a good standard of living and had many opportunities. Paulo Freire is considered by many educators and curriculum developers to be one of the most important educational thinkers of all time. His ideas and “critical pedagogy” are taught in most universities across the world. This paper provides a short overview of Freire's theories and considers how his ideas may be introduced into the educational field of society. Objective of the study is to know about the Freire’s Ideas on Education. India also have followed this type educational schemes like Education for all, No child left behind, Universal Education, Education for Girl child etc. to promote Education as a birth right to all human being.

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