Holistic Management of Learning

International Journal of Educational Management

ISSN: 0951-354X

Publication date: 1 January 1992


Outlines a new methodology which might explicitly assist learning in schools by complementing the traditional focus of subject specialists with an ordered approach to the appreciation of complex human problems. Developed over the last 25 years at Lancaster University, initially to solve industrial problems, soft systems methodology is a neutral holistic framework that makes very few assumptions about situations yet to be discussed. This explorative style gives no guarantee of the end result, unlike the repeatable problems of science and technology: participants manage the framework to suit their interpretations of problems which are invariably unique.



Richardson, N. (1992), "Holistic Management of Learning", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 6 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000001977




Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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