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2013 | 4(22) | 7-24
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Democracy: A fundamental value of education

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DEMOKRACJA: FUNDAMENTALNA WARTOŚĆ EDUKACJI
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Niniejszy artykuł to skrócona wersja rozdziału książki pt. Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education: A Story of Democracy, Experimentation and Potentiality [Zmiana transformacyjna i prawdziwe utopie we wczesnej edukacji: Opowieść o demokracji, eksperymentowaniu i możliwościach]. Koncentruje się on na wczesnej edukacji, jednak będzie użyteczny dla wszystkich obszarów edukacji, z uwzględnieniem specjalnych potrzeb edukacyjnych. Obecnie wczesna edukacja traktowana jest często jako praktyka o wyłącznie technicznym charakterze. Artykuł stawia tezę, że wczesna edukacja to przede wszystkim działanie polityczne i koncentruje się na zasadniczych wartościach w edukacji. Autor wskazuje, że jedną z tych wartości jest demokracja. To twierdzenie nie jest nowe, jako że istnieje silna tradycja przedstawiająca demokrację jako istotną wartość w edukacji. Artykuł pokazuje, w jaki sposób demokrację można rozumieć jako wartość oraz jak wprowadzić ją do instytucji dla małych dzieci.
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This article is an edited version of a chapter in a book – Transformative Change and Real Utopia in Early Childhood Education: A Story of Democracy, Experimentation and Potentiality. While its focus is early childhood education, the article is relevant to all educational sectors, including special learning needs. Currently, early childhood education are often treated as a purely technical practice. The article brings thesis that early childhood education is primarily the political act and concentrates on the fundamental values in education. The author suggests that one of the values is democracy. This statement is not new, as there is a strong tradition presenting democracy as an important value in education. The article presents how democracy can be understood as a value, and how to bring democracy to the institution for young children.
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  • Institute of Education University of London
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