The contribution of theory to education

Juan Escámez Sánchez


The first part of this article is about the beginnings of the Theory of Education in Spanish University and argues the identity of those who practise it. The second part of the article defends that the main contributions of the Theory of Education are: the idea of education as a human construction, the Theory of Education as a technology, the acquisition of competences through good educational practices, the technology of educational relation and the political contextualization of education.


Key Words: theory of education, pedagogical theory, human construction, educational practice

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