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Samples of Philosophy of Education
(Examples for Teachers)

James Neill
Last updated:
18 Aug 2004

Why develop a personal philosophy of education?

Samples of personal educational philosophies

Resources & links

Share your philosophy of education

Why develop a personal philosophy of education?

A teacher's personal philosophy of education is a critical element in his or her approach to guiding children along the path of enlightenment.
- Barbara Wilt

The philosophical watertightness and eloquence of novice-generated philosophies may lack somewhat in academic integrity, but I have found the raw passion of many people's personal philosophies to be significant in challenging and shaping my own philosophy

What's more, personal philosophies guide practice far more than ivory tower philosophies.

Samples of personal educational philosophies

Here are some links to samples of personal philosophies of education for you to explore.  There are roughly in order of "fame" or well-knowness:

Further resources & links

Share your philosophy of education

Do you have a personal philosophy of education which you would like to share?  If so, email me with me the link or text.