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A Holistic View of Education

  • Thomas Stehlik
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Abstract

The previous chapter noted that the age-old question ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ is rather redundant in the light of the fourth industrial revolution and the constantly changing uncertainty of the modern workforce, and it is also loaded with assumptions about ‘being’ and ‘identity’ necessarily associated with a career, job, or occupation. Why not aim for happiness?

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  • Thomas Stehlik
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  1. 1.School of EducationUniversity of South AustraliaMagillAustralia

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