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Values in Holistic
Education (PDF) - details the primary values that most schools
claiming to be holistic would embrace.
Education (PDF) - discusses the implications of being responsible
to society, versus being responsible for society.
Forbes considers the underlying values of different social groups,
and what it means to help students navigate the "turbulent
waters" of competing social entities.
Freedom and Education
(PDF) - discusses freedom in its deepest and most time honored
form, and what the implications are for education if such freedom
Education as a Religious
Activity: Krishnamurti's Insights into Education (PDF) - summarizes
the implications of Krishnamurtis work in education for
1) the intentions of education, 2) the physical nature and places
for education, 3) the nature of the students and staff, and 4)
the activities of an education center.
Concerns (series of web articles) - includes
1) A Response to Ecological Concerns,
2) A Response to Social and Familial
Education Claims About Itself: An Analysis of Holistic Schools'
Literature (PDF) - research report summarizing a study completed
in 2004 of 72 schools and programs with holistic characteristics
for K-12 education.
For Further Reading...
For more serious inquiry into Holistic Education, we also recommend
Krishnamurti's book Education and the Significance of Life
(1953), as well as Scott H. Forbes's book entitled, Holistic
Education: An Analysis of Its Ideas and Nature (2003).
More readings can also be found in Holistic
Education: A Bibliography.