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May082012

What is Values-based Education?

Dr. Neil Hawkes

A values-based school seeks to promote an educational philosophy based on valuing self, others and the environment through, the consideration of an ethical values vocabulary (principles that guide behaviour), as the basis of good educational practice. It encourages adults to model values and to give time for reflective practices that empowers individuals to be effective learners and good citizens…

Values-based Education is a great success… because it is based on the soundest principles of pedagogy, educational philosophy, brain research and common sense. It helps pupils to develop holistically, nurturing a secure sense of self, respect for self and others and supports the raising of academic standards. Read more...

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