Published Aug 31, 2023

Jijun Yao  


Life is the starting point as well as the primary aim of all educative activities. The essence of education is to create conditions to support the development of individual life, as Montessori (2004) famously said that the purpose of education is to foster the healthy development of force of life in children, and that education is everything that has the potential to boost their vitality. Successful education allows students to grow in an autonomy-supportive environment and learn to appreciate, respect, and treasure life while acquiring academic knowledge. This is the fundamental responsibility of education (Lansdown, 2005). Pointless are the seemingly great accomplishments of the individual who has no idea of meaning in life; likewise, any education that fails to assure the healthy development of individual life is ineffective, no matter how advanced it appears.


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How to Cite
Yao, J. (2023). Life Education: Reshaping Education for the Sake of Life. Science Insights Education Frontiers, 17(2), 2689–2691. https://doi.org/10.15354/sief.23.co112

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