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Dr. Michael Apple: Can Education Change Society?

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Dr. Michael Apple, critical theorist and pedagogue, will be speaking at the University of Winnipeg as to the role and purpose of Education.

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The Seven Oaks School Division, The University of Winnipeg Faculty of Education, and the Maples Met School present:

The Maples Met School Annual Spring Lecture

Can Education Change Society?

An Evening with Dr. Michael Apple

All proceeds will go to the Maples Met Schools Leaving to Learn activities

Michael W. Apple is the John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. A former elementary and secondary school teacher and past-president of a teachers union, he has worked with educational systems, governments, universities, unions, and activist and dissident groups throughout the world to democratize educational research, policy, and practice.

Professor Apple has written extensively on the politics of educational reform, on the relationship between culture and power, and on education for social justice. His most recent books are: Can Education Change Society?; The Struggle for Democracy in Education: Lessons from Social Realities; and the new 4th edition of his classic text Ideology and Curriculum. His books and articles have won numerous awards and have been translated into many languages.

Professor Apple has been selected as one of the fifty most important educational scholars in the 20th Century. His books Ideology and Curriculum and Official Knowledge were also selected as two of the most significant books on education in the 20th Century.

He has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Educational Research Association, the UCLA Medal for "Outstanding Academic Achievement," and a considerable number of honorary doctorates by universities throughout the world.

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