Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2018, Page: 28-33
The Origin, Present Situation and Prospect of Positive Education -- Based on the Perspective of Positive Psychology
Zeng Chen, School of Foreign Languages, Yancheng Teachers University, Yancheng, China; College of Teacher Education, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, China
Received: Apr. 23, 2018;       Accepted: May 8, 2018;       Published: May 28, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20180302.12      View  1160      Downloads  86
The positive education oriented by positive psychology emphasizes starting from the individual's strengths, guiding participants' positive experiences, and ultimately increasing the teachers and students’ sense of gain. That is to say, on the one hand, positive education should improve the subjective experience of teachers and students, make them feel good; on the other hand, make the teachers and students have meaningful value, and feel their positive qualities or advantages have been enhanced. Positive education breaks through the traditional education’s parochialism on having a bias toward trouble-solving. It not only is a supplement to traditional education under the new social background, but also the repositioning of education after deeply understanding the value of education, which provide a new idea for the contemporary education reform and innovation.
Positive Education, Positive Psychology, Sense of Gain, Strengths-Oriented Development
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Zeng Chen, The Origin, Present Situation and Prospect of Positive Education -- Based on the Perspective of Positive Psychology, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2018, pp. 28-33. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20180302.12
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