Definition of pedagogy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛdəɡɒdʒi/
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛdəɡɒɡi/

noun (plural pedagogies)

[mass noun]
The method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept: the relationship between applied linguistics and language pedagogy [count noun]: subject-based pedagogies
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  • Nowhere in his transformative pedagogy is academic language proficiency challenged.
  • Critical reflection is the type of processing that is crucial to the concept of culturally relevant pedagogy.
  • The evening classes he is taking at a nearby college cover pedagogy and other subjects he needs to be a qualified teacher.


Late 16th century: from French pédagogie, from Greek paidagōgia 'office of a pedagogue', from paidagōgos (see pedagogue).

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