by Dave Till
Over the next few months we will be posting a series of articles to explore the various aspects of Holistic Education, in preparation for the Holistic Centres Gathering at the Findhorn Foundation, in May 2012.
Holistic education involves the whole self and therefore includes the following parts of the person;
Relationships between people and groups
Conventional education mainly happens in the mental arena – passing exams, gaining qualifications and degrees; things that demonstrate intellect or intellectual knowledge. The mind leads the process and is at the top of the hierarchy of learning.
In holistic learning, the emphasis shifts to the importance of each part of the person and their interconnectedness. If there is a hierarchy in holistic learning, the process should be led by the higher self or the spiritual self. [Read more…]