Adult Education Academy

    Theories for international adult education (Doctoral students)

    Monday, 3 February 2020

    08.30 - 9.15:


    09.30 - 11.30:

    Introduction & welcome I Prof. Egetenmeyer

    13.00 - 17.00:

    PLENARY LECTURE: The politicity of education: politics, policies, strategies— Introducing Paulo Neves Reglus Freire (1921-1997): Biography and bibliography I Prof. Lima

    17.00 - 18.00:

    Information for participants who intend to get a grade


    Tuesday, 4 February 2020

    09.00 - 12.00:

    Why studying Freire today? The contributions of Freire to policy studies in ALE/LLL: Critical encounters with Ettore Gelpi and Ivan Illich I Prof. Lima

    13.30 - 15.00:

    Adult education providers in Germany I Prof. Egetenmeyer 

    15.15 - 17.00:

    Group work on Freire I Prof. Lima 

    18.00 - 19.00:

    Guided Würzburg tour


    Wednesday, 5 February 2020

    09.00 - 11.45:

    The opus magnum: The Pedagogy of the Oppressed and its main concepts Radical democracy, liberation and participation; modernization and development. Extension or Communication? Education as the Practice of Freedom I Prof. Lima 

    13.00 - 15.00:

    Conscientization of oppression I Prof. Tamish

    15.10 - 18.00:

    Field Visits in Würzburg

    (1) red: Public Fire Fighting Academy, Würzburg

    (2) green: Domschule Academy, Würzburg

    (3) blue: Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Würzburg-Schweinfurt


    Thursday, 6 February 2020

    09.00 - 11.30:

    Popular adult education & critical literacy: reading the world & reading the words I Prof. Lima


    Field Visits to Adult and Continuing Education Providers in Frankfurt


    Friday, 7 February 2020

    09.00 - 10.20:

    The Pedagogy of Freedom: Teaching and learning – ethics, democracy, autonomy and participation in decision making I Prof. Lima

    10.40 - 12.00:

    How to adopt Freire's work in the professionalisation process of adult educators? I Prof. Tamish

    13.00 - 15.00:

    Field insights to main stakeholders

    (1) black: Global advocacy for adult learning: The role of the International Council for Adult Education I Prof. Sir Alan Tuckett, International Council for Adult Education

    (2) grey: Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong - Strategies of DVV International in the field of Adult Education and Development cooperation I Esther Hirsch, DVV International

    15.30 - 17.00:

    Reflection on Field Explorations in a Freirian perspective I Prof. Lima & Prof. Tamish