The Humanities and Their Place in Education
Author: Iram, Yaacov
Source: Education and Society, Volume 19, Number 1, 2001 , pp. 63-74(12)
Publisher: James Nicholas Publishers
Abstract:The article examines the foundation role of humanities in education. By employing the `humanistic perspective' in education one can provide a more balanced, holistic and values-oriented curriculum, which provides a worthwhile approach for learning for life, and not just jobs. The article focuses on the transformative nature of humanistic education, which provides the necessary means for analytical and critical thinking, within the values of tolerance and cooperation between individuals and societies.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2001-01-01
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