Interpretivist and Postmodern views on education


A level


6m 40s
In this podcast, we explore more recent sociological theories of education, considering how they differ to the classical social theories as well as exploring how useful they are in explaining the role of education in contemporary society.


David Bown

Laura Pountney

1.Listen carefully to the podcast and make notes.

2. What makes Interpretivist theories different to other theories of education?

3. Summarise the Interpretivist approach and the postmodern view of the education system

4. Identify problems with both approaches

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