08 February 2022, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm UK.

Link to the edited video: https://mediacentral.ucl.ac.uk/Play/81239

New book authored by Douglas Bourn, Professor of Development Education and Co-Director of the Development Education Research Centre at the University College London – Institute of Education.

Participants at the online launch include:

  • Liam Wegimont, Director of Global Education Network Europe
  • Professor Tania Ramalho (State University of New York) 
  • Dr Namrata Sharma (State University of New York) 
  • Susan Kambula (CAFOD).

The book, published through Bloomsbury Academic, introduces debates about education for social change, including a review of historical themes around democracy, liberation and socialism.

The second section outlines potential theoretical and conceptual frameworks for thinking about education for social change.

The third section covers how social change has been explored and promoted within different areas of learning.

The fourth section looks at the opportunities and challenges for promoting education for social change and reviews current international initiatives including those of global citizenship and climate change.

Key theorists are introduced throughout the book including bell hooks, Dewey, Giroux, Gramsci, and Freire.