Collection Educator Paulo Freire

Documentary heritage submitted by Brazil and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2017.

© Ana Maria Araújo Freire, Instituto Paulo Freire. Paulo Freire in a seminar with Professor Enzo Morgagni in Venice in January 1989

Paulo Freire was a Brazilian educator, his ideas originated from experiences of Brazilian northeast, as teacher and social activist, which made him creative and genuine expressions of critical pedagogy, which he himself created. His thoughts influenced different areas of knowledge and introduced the concept of Popular Education worldwide. He offered knowledge from an ethical-critical-political-educational perspective, and thus conceived an adult literacy methodology, being named Patron of the Brazilian Education by law 12.612 of 13 april 2012. Ana Maria Araujo Freire and Paulo Freire Institute keep in custody these documents. It is a large collection relevant to popular education, youth and adult literacy, social movements, political education, ecopedagogy.

  • Year of submission: 2016
  • Year of inscription: 2017
  • Country: Brazil
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