‘The Other Half’ of Education: Unconscious education of children

  title={‘The Other Half’ of Education: Unconscious education of children},
  author={Shiho Main},
  journal={Educational Philosophy and Theory},
  pages={82 - 95}
  • S. Main
  • Published 1 January 2012
  • Psychology, Education
  • Educational Philosophy and Theory
Ideas about child education are inevitably underpinned by particular views of children, including their nature and development. The purpose of this paper is to discuss C. G. Jung's account of child education in relation to his psychological theory and view of children. However, as Jung's theory predominantly concerns the psychological development of adults and not children, the current paper makes selective use of Jung's texts that focus on children, and examines what Jung calls ‘the other half… 
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