Essay On The Impact Of Holistic Education

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THE IMPACT OF HOLISTIC EDUCATION IN THE LIFE OF UPH TEACHERS COLLEGE STUDENT
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Scientific Writing course

Ika Lychia Anggraheni
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Primary Education
Faculty of Education ¬- Teachers College
Universitas Pelita Harapan
Karawaci
2015

The Impact of Holistic Education in the Life of UPH Teachers College Students
In the last century, many schools are trying to equip their students with a holistic education. They might be thinking that holistic education is the best way to educate students in the whole aspect of life. As Singh (1996) says, holistic education discusses the comprehensive development of the whole person at the cognitive and affective levels (Singh in Mahmoudi et al. 2011, 178). The purpose of holistic education is to help the human development and enable them to become the very best or finest that they can be (Forbes in
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Christian teacher is not only teacher who educates student with content and mastering knowledge. Nevertheless, as Van Brummelen says in the “Walking with God in the Classroom”, Christian teacher has many roles in education, such as a facilitator, priest, artist and technician. First, teacher as facilitator is facilitating the learning activity, which mean provides a supportive learning environment and encouragement for learning. The goal is that students are able to construct their own understanding and interpretation (Brummelen 1998, 30). This refers to the area of intellectual and emotional teacher, where teacher must be able to direct the students not only to the cognitive knowledge, but knowledge based on the Word of God. So that students are not only proficient in applying the lesson, but they will be able to live in the truth. This role is in accordance with the vision of UPH, the true

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