The Simple Definition. □ Plato's idea of paidagogos as “leader” and. “custodian” of children (4th century BCE). □ Evolution of concept: □ “education” vs. “ teaching”. □ “curriculum” vs. “education”. □ “teacher” vs. “mentor” vs. “guide”! Pedagogy|ˈpe-də-ˌgō-jē | noun the art, science, or profession of teaching. What to learn. Are the concepts of andragogy and pedagogy relevant to veterinary undergraduate teaching? Parkinson TJ(1), St George AM. Author information: (1) Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. [email protected] Knowles and colleagues have . Andragogy or Pedagogy: Page 1 of 12. Andragogy or Pedagogy: A Discussion of Instructional Methodology for Adult Learners. Bob Monts. Illinois State University. April 2000. Abstract. Since the 1970's college campuses had felt the need to accommodate an ever increasing number of adult learners. These learners are .