US President, Barack Obama, A Fan of Grundtvig-Inspired Education


US PRESIDENT, BARACK OBAMA, A FAN OF GRUNDTVIG-INSPIRED EDUCATION: ‘On a more serious note, Obama added his own gratitude for the strong cultural influences the five nations have had in the U.S., in particular the Danish pastor N.F.S. Grundtvig, whose education philosophy inspired Tennessee’s Highlander Folk School, where several prominent civil rights leaders trained. Grundtvig’s work “ended up having a ripple effect on the civil rights movement,” Obama said, adding he “might not be standing here” were it not for his teachings.’ Read the full news on Yahoo News:

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