Author(s): Paul Jurmo
The article “A Different Way: Reorienting Adult Education Toward Democracy and Social Justice” by Paul Jurmo explores the need to reshape adult education to promote equity and societal well-being. The author emphasizes critical thinking, evidence-based approaches, and aligning education with learners’ needs.
It discusses strategies for addressing individual challenges and examples of social justice-oriented adult education, including combating racism, class discrimination, and criminal justice reform. The article concludes by urging collaboration, overcoming resistance, and fostering inclusive practices in adult education.