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Origins of Holistic Education

Holistic education was developed by Dr. Ramon Gallegos Nava in the XXI century and accepted worldwide, tells us about the main characteristics from the beginning of this educational movement, which marked a significant way. Holistic education in the XXI century is a comprehensive process to restructure education in all its aspects. As a new paradigm, provides us with a comprehensive framework based on the best of human knowledge. Considered the new educational paradigm for the twenty-first century has been developed after sciences of complexity, the result has been a holistic educational paradigm. That's why we allow holistic education to define learning as a process involving many levels of human consciousness such as affective, cognitive, social, physical, spiritual, leading to a different level of learning to a level of creative learning, art, unique, in which each of us we show our capabilities, without limitation, where the most momentous is learning for life.

That makes us think about the importance of the discovery of our learning according to our needs, our skills, our social, cultural, political, etc. Holistic education beyond the reductionist view cognoscivista considering human beings as a whole, and works in six dimensions: emotional, social, cognitive, aesthetic, bodily and spiritual. This view found in the holistic paradigm, breaks with the mechanistic scientism, its principles are based in the understanding of reality, based on a unit, a totality, in a qualitative development, a transdisciplinarity, spirituality and learning. The holistic view is an appreciation of science and life at the same time, scientific and spiritual, holistic, human knowledge is a culture of wisdom, combining science, art, tradition and spirituality.