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The Art of Living and Positive Psychology in Dialogue
The idea of happiness boomed in the public as well as in the academic domain over the last decade and has not reached its peak yet. However, the understanding of happiness (understood as eudaimonia) as being the utmost ...
Philosophy for Children Meets the Art of Living: A Holistic Approach to an Education for Life
This article explores the meeting of two approaches towards philosophy and education: the philosophy for children (P4C) approach advocated by Lipman and others, and Schmid’s (2000) philosophical concept of Lebenskunst (the ...
Insights from an Editor’s Journey: An interview with Gert Biesta
Gert J. J. Biesta is a widely known and respected scholar in the field of education. He has published a large number of articles, books, chapters and other work. From 1999 to 2014, he was editor-in-chief of the journal ...
The notion of well-being in the New Zealand education system
This article engages with the notion of well-being in two ways: it explores how well-being is constructed and used in the two New Zealand national curriculum documents, Te Whāriki: He Whāriki Mātauranga Mō nga Mokopuna o ...
21st century learning in New Zealand: leadership insights and perspectives
Schooling in New Zealand in this, now the second decade of the 21st century, a time perceived to be one of significant change. School leaders (and their school communities) are currently challenged by the focus on ...
An Educational Approach to the Art of Living
This article will engage with theories about the art of living and the good life, especially Schmid’s concept “Lebenskunst”, as well as with relevant findings of positive psychology research from an educational point of ...
A beautiful life as an end of education
Following the theme of a conference held in Christchurch, New Zealand in 2016, this article explores the notion of “enabling students to live a beautiful life” as a possible end of education. A distinction is made between ...
Aims and Ends in Education
(Addleton Academic Publishers, 2017)