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The Positive Equilibrium of Children - musical aspects.
The European Journal o f Social & Behavioural Sciences VI. Design in Mind - Special Issue 3 (2014)
Abstract

The focus of this paper is constructed through 1) a child wellbeing study performed in Finland (2010-2012), and 2) music education as a form of creativity. Imagination, creativity, friendliness and the elements of comfort were found to be important for the positive wellbeing of a child. PISA studies reflect the peak of Finnish learning results concerning 15-year-olds as a proof of the high quality of school education. Maintaining the positive learning results may be based on and supported by music education and creative musical experiences. This leads us to think about holistic music education as a resource.

Keywords
  • child-based mehodology,
  • creativity,
  • learning,
  • music education,
  • PISA,
  • triangulation,
  • wellbeing
Publication Date
2014
Publisher Statement
© 2013 Published by C-crcs. Peer-review under responsibility of Editor or Guest Editor of the EJSBS.
Citation Information
"The Positive Equilibrium of Children - musical aspects." The European Journal o f Social & Behavioural Sciences VI. Design in Mind - Special Issue 3 Vol. VI Iss. Design in Mind Special Issue 3 (2014) p. 1076 - 1083
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kaarinamarjanen/1/