Pedagogy: Meaning, emergence and examples

Pedagogy is dealing with ideation and techniques of teaching. The main concern of pedagogy lies in setting up an environment where the needs and dreams of a student are being understood by the teacher. And the teacher is also trained in such a manner that he/she delivers the best attitude towards students.  The broader sense is the transfer of knowledge on a global rate and the micro details cover the basic etiquettes development.

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For example, an ideal way to behave with person small than his/her age comes under the micro level of it. it is accounted for two kinds of education viz. Liberal Education and Vocational Education.


Johann Herbert was the first one to establish the relationship between pedagogy and its effect on society. Education was the basic step to for transformations and pedagogy were learning the techniques to imply it. He emphasized how five key factors of this concept viz. preparation, presentation, association, generalization, and application can turn a normal citizen into the most productive asset for economy and society. The main focus was to keep a goal and by practicing it in the society one can achieve it too.

Over the time a new term was being introduced known as “critical pedagogy”.  Many observed that the conservative technique does not guarantee overall development; instead it gave empowerment to some students over others. This created a social imbalance which needed to be clear out. Thus it in which a student association is made and their complaints are heard. And if their complaints are found logical, necessary changes are made in the institution. The authority is given to teachers and students and altogether they work in a direction to provide the better platform for students.

For example, if some sections of a class interested in writing then teachers will arrange platform on which there can be a showcase of their write-ups.

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