You will prepare and submit a term paper on Cons of Banking System of Education. Your paper should be a minimum of 1250 words in length. With teacher domineering disposition, the student perceives themselves as the slaves where the knowledge they are seeking is the tradeoff while the teachers become their masters. The net result is that the student oppression denies them realize that they are knowledgeable and indeed that they are in one way or another teach some of the concepts to the teachers who consider themselves the masters.
In such a system of education, “the human” part of the human being is suppressed. Arguably, such a vertical relationship between teachers and the students will hinder the students from becoming truly human. This aspect of Paolo Freire will be seen with more examples that are robustly explained how the banking system of education is detrimental to true human behavior.
Primarily, there is another education system that is completely opposite of the banking system. With this education system, cohesion between students and teachers is encouraged, unlike the banking system. This type of education is known as the raison d’etre of libertarian education. The relationship in this type of education is horizontal where the students and teachers are at the same placement.
Consequently, cohesion between the two is encouraged, and the true nature of the human being is encouraged. With cohesion, the students are taught and at the same time, they can teach the teachers. In this system, there is no student nor teacher but the learning is an exchange between the two. This allows human beings to be truly human. It is not possible for any human being to be a know-it-all the way the banking system wants students to believe. Neither can one be completely ignorant and know nothing the way the students are perceived to be (Paulo, p.10). Teachers should only control the process, but the learning should be an exchange between the student and the teacher. That is why Paolo Freire argues that the banking system prevents human beings from becoming human. Students, additionally, undergoes a learning process that is not consistent with the way a normal human being should be learning.