ERIC Number: ED393218
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Values in Education and Education in Values.
Halstead, J. Mark, Ed.; Taylor, Monica J., Ed.
The major purpose of this book is to set out some of the key issues and debates relating to the importance of values in education and of education in values. After an introductory chapter about the concept of values and values education, part 1 provides a variety of perspectives on the values that underpin contemporary education. The introduction and chapters in part 1 include: (1) "Values and Values Education in Schools" (J. Mark Halstead); (2) "Liberal Values and Liberal Education" (J. Mark Halstead); (3) "The Ambiguity of Spiritual Values" (John M. Hull); (4) "Moral Values" (Mary Warnock); (5) "Environmental Values and Education" (John C. Smyth); (6) "Democratic Values and the Foundations of Political Education" (Francis Dunlop); (7) "Values in the Arts" (David Best); (8)"Food, Smoking and Sex: Values in Health Education" (Michael J. Reiss); and (9) "Values and Education Policy" (Richard Pring). Part 2 focuses on school practice. The chapters examine a variety of ways in which values may be incorporated into the activities of schools. They include: (10) "Voicing Their Values: Pupils' Moral and Cultural Experience" (Monica J. Taylor); (11) "Vision, Values and Virtues" (Jasper Ungoed-Thomas); (12) "School Mission Statements and Parental Perceptions" (Andrew Marfleet); (13) "Planning for Values Education in the School Curriculum" (Janet Edwards); (14) "An Inner-city Perspective on Values Education" (Elaine Foster-Allen); and (15) "Assessing Children's Personal Development: The Ethical Implications" (Ruth Merttens). Themes throughout the book concern the meaning and nature of values; the concept of education; the impact of social change and diversity; the relationship between religion and values; the development of values in children; the role of the teacher; and the inspection of values education. Each chapter contains an abstract and references. (LMI)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Democratic Values, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Health Education, Humanistic Education, Moral Development, Moral Values, Values, Values Clarification, Values Education
Falmer Press, Taylor & Francis, Inc., 1900 Frost Road, Suite 101, Bristol, PA 19007 (paperback: ISBN-0-7507-0510-8; clothbound: ISBN-0-7-0509-4).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research; Collected Works - General
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