Alfabetización micropolítica: Un desafío para la formación inicial docente

Translated title of the contribution: Micropolitical literacy: A challenge for initial teacher education

Ilich Silva-Peña, Geert Kelchtermans, Jorge Valenzuela, Andrea Precht, Carla Muñoz, Gustavo González-García

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The present paper discusses the use of the concept “Alfabetización Micropolítica” (in Spanish), starting from the Anglo-Saxon term “Micropolitical Literacy”. The idea of the concept emerges as a metaphor of the insertion of teachers in the school organization, understanding this process as “learning to read and write in the micropolitics of the school”. This concept is focused on the understanding of the organization as power relations through diverse interests that have those who make up that organization. These relationships can be seen as antagonistic or also collaborative. The article reviews the research carried out from this perspective and the need to discuss it in the context of initial teacher training as a way to improve teacher insertion..

Translated title of the contributionMicropolitical literacy: A challenge for initial teacher education
Original languageSpanish
Article numbere0190331
JournalEducacao e Sociedade
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes


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