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Author Hawkes, Neil.

Title Does teaching values improve the quality of education in primary schools? : a study about the impact of introducing values education in a primary school / Neil Hawkes.

Published Saarbr├╝cken, Germany : VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  372.83044 HAWK    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 304 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: developing a values-based approach to primary education -- Literature review: the philosophical background -- Literature review: the programmes of values education and related empirical research -- Issues of ethics and reliability -- Strategies and method -- Main case study: Palmer primary school -- Comparative case study -- Data analysis: teacher interviews -- Data analysis: pupil and parent interviews -- Conclusions and recommendations -- References.
Summary "The research study seeks evidence to analyse whether moral education in positive values, in the form of values education, is fundamental to the purpose of developing quality education. Significantly, the study researches whether values education can enable pupils to internalise, and act on, a code of personal ethics.... -- Cover.
Subject Children -- Conduct of life.
Ethics -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- Great Britain.
Moral education -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- Great Britain.
Values -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9783639242942 (pbk)