International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Pedagogía Popular: Una Experiencia Para La Transformación Social
Liliana Paola Muñoz Gómez

Abstract
This paper seeks to explain the central thesis of popular education through a state of the art of it, showing the importance of theory. Meanwhile, central ideas and views of various authors are presented, permeated by the historical context of popular education, showing the changes through this pedagogical proposal and its impact on the training of university students in the social sciences, such as tool approach with populations victims of armed conflict. Pedagogy born from techniques and methods to theorize educational events throughout the evolution of the human being, therefore, the history of education has its roots in primitive communities from the transmission of knowledge from ancient times, the which arose various teaching methods around the world, giving rise to traditional pedagogy, it had its beginnings in France in the seventeenth century with the presence of the Jesuits; years later, he was born modern pedagogy and finally contemporary pedagogy takes strength. The popular pedagogy born in Latin America in the 50s, as a branch of the social sciences; It arises from the need to train more autonomous human beings, a thesis that was booming worldwide. Popular education seeks to emancipate man to creating more equitable and just social systems recovering human dignity through dialogue and reflection, from the understanding of social reality.

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