Holistic Education

A Comprehensive Model for Teachers and Students of Higher Education
Personal Skills: Interpersonal Skills: Societal Skills

Authors:     Col. Dr. (Fr) Thomas Chathamparampil
                    Dr Kennedy Andrew Thomas
                    Ms. Grace Pias

Holistic education is a representation of the vision of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) ‘Excellence and Service’ in tune with its mission statement ‘CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is a nurturing ground for an individual’s holistic development to make effective contribution to the society in a dynamic environment’ guided by the core values, faith in God, moral uprightness, love of fellow beings, social responsibility and pursuit of excellence. The current Strategic Planning Process of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) in implementing the Vision and Mission is an institutional commitment that reflects the national dreams of and general aim of education, which is the all-around human development- going beyond merely generating knowledge and applying it.

This book on Holistic Education constitutes interactive modules on Self Discovery, Self Esteem, Value Consciousness, Spiritual Development, Teamwork, Leadership Skills, Empathy, Knowledge of the Indian Constitution, Awareness of Cultural Heritage and Responsiveness to Environment in an attempt to bring about a harmonious alignment between personal, interpersonal and societal skills respectively to establish a perfect balance of human development.

Year of Publication     2005
Published by               Centre for Publications, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
No. of Pages               pp. vi, 174
Price                             Rs. 100 (PB)

Part I:
Personal skills–Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem
Interpersonal Skills-Teamwork
Societal Skills-Knowledge about the Indian Constitution

Part –II
Personal skills–Value Consciousness
Interpersonal Skills-Leadership Skills
Societal Skills-Awareness of the Cultural Heritage   

Part III
Personal skills–Spiritual Development
Interpersonal Skills-Interpersonal Skills
Societal Skills-Responsiveness to Environment