Wellbeing, Education and Contemporary Schooling

Wellbeing, Education and Contemporary Schooling

by Malcolm Thorburn (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138668492
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/15/2017
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Malcolm Thorburn is Lecturer in Physical Education at the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, UK.

Table of Contents


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List of Abbreviations


Part 1: Philosophical perspectives on wellbeing

1. Wellbeing, being well or well becoming: who or what is it for and how might we get there?

Claire Cassidy

2. Contrasting concepts of wellbeing and their implications for educational planning

Malcolm Thorburn

Part 2: Policy perspectives on wellbeing

3. The policy prominence of wellbeing and the implications for education

Malcolm Thorburn

4. Evaluating efforts to enhance health and wellbeing: A review of policy aspirations and practice developments in Scottish secondary schools

Malcolm Thorburn & Donna Dey

Part 3: Professional perspectives on wellbeing

5. The School Leader perspective: Integrating schools with the communities they serve

Christine Forde

6. Teaching for wellbeing: On the importance of creating capabilities in schools

James MacAllister

7. The teacher in training perspective: Preparing teachers to incorporate wellbeing into learning and teaching

Monica Porciani

8. The pastoral perspective: handling sensitive issues

Monica Porciani

Part 4: Practice perspectives on wellbeing

9. Wellbeing and educational disadvantage

Sue Ellis & Vivienne Smith

10. Wellbeing/Welfare, Schooling and Social Justice: Caring relationships with students, parents and community

Maeve O’Brien

Part 5: Future prospects for wellbeing

11. Wellbeing, outdoor learning and sustainable living

Ina Stan

12. Wellbeing and aesthetic imagination

Christine Doddington

Part 6: A personal perspective on wellbeing

13. A personal perspective on wellbeing: Lessons learned or insufficiently grasped?

George MacBride

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