Professor John White

    • BA, Dip Ed
    • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Education
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  • Summary:
    • I am interested in the mind of the learner and in interrelationships among educational aims and applications to school curricula.
  • Professional Activities:
    • Editorial Board, Journal of Philosophy of Education
      Honorary Vice-President Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain
      Humanist Philosophers' Group, BHA
      New Visions for Education Group
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  • Reiss, M., White, J. (2013) An Aims-based Curriculum: the significance of human flourishing for schools. Institute of Education Press.
  • White, J. (2013) 'Trust in Testers', London Review of Education 11 (1),
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  • White, J. (2011) The Invention of the Secondary Curriculum. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
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  • White, J. (2011) Exploring Well-being in Schools: a guide to making children's lives more fulfilling. London: Routledge.
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  • White, J.(2007) 'What schools are for and why ', Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain IMPACT Paper No 14,
  • White, J. (2006) Intelligence, Destiny and Education: the Ideological Roots of Intelligence Testing . London: Routledge .
  •  White, J. (2005) The Curriculum and the Child: The Selected Works of John White . London: RoutledgeFalmer .
  • White, J. (2005) Howard Gardner: the myth of Multiple Intelligences, Viewpoint No 16. London: Institute of Education.
  • White, J. (ed.)  (2004) Rethinking the School Curriculum: Values, Aims and Purposes . London: Routledge/Falmer.
  • White, J (2002) The Child's Mind . London: RoutledgeFalmer.
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