The educational landscape in the 21st century has undergone substantial transformation, distinct from any previous epochs. Characterized by a fusion of physical and virtual dimensions, these learning environments are geared towards addressing real-world issues, all while situated amidst unprecedented challenges and possibilities. In such a context, a pressing necessity arises: the fundamental reimagining of the dynamic between educators and learners, with an emphasis on facilitating student autonomy and empowerment. This stands in contrast to the conventional mode that tends to cultivate passive receptivity, devoid of any meaningful engagement with the learners. It is within this paradigm shift of Student-Teacher interactions that the potential for profound impact resides. This shift holds the promise of nurturing a global populace adept not only at advocating for socio-political and environmental justice but also at possessing the cognitive acuity necessary for assuming the roles of thought leaders and adept problem-solvers. In essence, the recalibration of Student-Teacher dynamics emerges as an imperative lever for nurturing a citizenry capable of championing global equity, while concurrently cultivating the critical awareness requisite for addressing intricate challenges.
Critical Pedagogy, Student Autonomy, Empowerment, Socio-political justice
Unique Paper ID: 72
Publication Volume & Issue: VOLUME 3 , ISSUE 2
31 Dec 2023Submit Paper