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    Definition of Education (Douglass's and Freire)

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    Definition of education according to each author in terms of experience:
    -Frederick Douglass
    -Paulo Freire

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    Freire is most famous for his distinction between "banking education" and "problem-solving" education. On the "banking" model, the teacher is assumed to be the possessor of ready-made knowledge, which s/he imparts to students who are expected to assimilate it passively and regurgitate it upon request. This model, according to Freire, is inherently oppressive and favours the beneficiaries of the status quo, who are happier not having the ...