Social education in Paulo Freire’s native country Brazil


Association of Social Educators for Curitiba and Metropolitan AreaThe Portuguese Association for Promotion of Social Education (APES) recently held a National Meeting attended by 200 social educators in Almeirim in Central Portugal. Among the attendees were members of parliament, mayors, university professors and a representative of the (AESCRM), who provided an account of experiences in Brazil. We took the opportunity to interview Aline Mendes, who gave us an overview of the professional activities of social educators in Paulo Freire’s native country.