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Re: Philosophy of Education Question
That's not a question I've ever been asked in the many interviews I've had. It's very general and could refer to either the major philosophies of education (behaviorism, constructivism, etc.) or your personal philosophy. For a band position, the question should be about philosophy of *music education*. If that's the case, I'd go with the benefits of music studies for the individual student as well as the emotional/social benefits of cooperation within a larger group. For a general philosophy of education question, it's pretty standard to talk about students needing to find their niche, develop their personal and intellectual skills in order to participate effectively in society.
Another thing to keep in mind is that some questions you're asked are very targeted to see how you would respond to certain situations and to gauge your knowledge/mastery of particular facets of teaching. For a broader question, like philosophy, they aren't usually looking for any right or wrong answer. It's a chance for you to talk more about yourself, show who your are, how you think, or just show how relatable you are. This is the kind of question where people are figuring out if they want to work with you, not if you know the right answer.
Hope that helps!
When being interviewed, what do they want to hear when they ask the famous questions, "What is your philosophy of education?"
What are some impressive points to say to get a job? Suggestions appreciated. I'm new to this, sorry.