Deschooling Society Quotes by Ivan Illich
Ivan Illich: deschooling, conviviality and lifelong learning
Theory of Value What knowledge and skills are worthwhile learning?
the cad and the coed
The contribution of Ivan Illich to contemporary schooling theory and practice
It was a groundbreaking critique of compulsory mass education. He argued that the oppressive structure of the school system could not be reformed but must be dismantled in order to free humanity from the crippling effects of lifelong institutionalization. Toynbee and would return to that subject in his later years. While working on his doctorate, he returned to Italy where he studied theology and philosophy at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome , as he wanted to become a catholic priest. He was ordained in
Ivan Illich — was an influential philosopher who wrote extensively about the problems of institutionalizing education. In , Illich published Deschooling Society , a critical look at the troubles of modern schooling. Deschooling Society continues to be a popular with self-educators and unschooling families. It is obviously less so with teachers and credentialing boards. He believed that educational problems originated with government-run schools themselves and were worsened by the way schools made people think about learning.