The Edmentum Podcast

Episode 9: Exploring the Purpose of Education According to Paulo Freire with Dr. Rolf Straubhaar

August 06, 2020 Edmentum Season 1 Episode 9
The Edmentum Podcast
Episode 9: Exploring the Purpose of Education According to Paulo Freire with Dr. Rolf Straubhaar
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The Edmentum Podcast
Episode 9: Exploring the Purpose of Education According to Paulo Freire with Dr. Rolf Straubhaar
Aug 06, 2020 Season 1 Episode 9
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Dr. Rolf Straubhaar is an education policy scholar trained in anthropology, and has led research on education trends in Rio de Janeiro and projects funded by the Gates Foundation. He taught and held leadership positions in adult education programs in Brazil and Mozambique for several years, before becoming a K-12 teacher in the United States. Today he is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Texas State University. He joins us on The Edmentum Podcast to help us understand Paulo Freire's perspective of inequity in education and we view it as a platform for needed changes in schooling.

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Dr. Rolf Straubhaar is an education policy scholar trained in anthropology, and has led research on education trends in Rio de Janeiro and projects funded by the Gates Foundation. He taught and held leadership positions in adult education programs in Brazil and Mozambique for several years, before becoming a K-12 teacher in the United States. Today he is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Texas State University. He joins us on The Edmentum Podcast to help us understand Paulo Freire's perspective of inequity in education and we view it as a platform for needed changes in schooling.