The founder of the Timeless Way Foundation recognized within the masterpiece called The Great Learning, the Da Xue, a framework describing the interaction of the community with the process of education.
He named this framework the Winding Spring Process of Education, and was inspired to work towards improved involvement by families and the community in the education of our children.
The process has 16 steps in two phases. Click on the navigation bar named "Documents" to learn details of the Winding Spring Process of Education. What follows is a very brief outline.
Phase 1: The learning phase (youth)
1. Enlightened leadership 2. Supportive community 3. Nurturing family 4. Self-cultivation 5. The orderly mind 6. Extending knowledge 7. The investigation of things 8. The sincere heart
Phase 2: The application phase (maturity)
1. Sincerity 2. The investigation of things 3. Extending knowledge 4. The orderly mind 5. Self-cultivation 6. Nurturing family 7. Orderly society 8. World peace.