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Interview of Célestin Freinet on a radio broadcast

Célestin Freinet in 1958 : "We are teachers.  That's our choice. But, teachers are used to working alone. When they succeed in doing something, they don't dare sharing with colleagues, for fear of comments such as "who do YOU think you are, what are you talking to me ? " When they fail, obviously they won't speak about their failure at all . That's why, teachers could't progress. How progress when not being able to share mistakes and success ?

We are in 2014. How, when and where can we share ? How can we do for us, between us, as teachers, what we've identified as a key to help our pupils learn, that is cooperation ? This question relates to others ... The RIDEF is going on ... This question is not answered yet...

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