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Values Education: Hope for a better future in the Pacific region

Lingam, Govinda I. (2011) Values Education: Hope for a better future in the Pacific region. Journal of Pacific Studies, 31 (2). pp. 211-220. ISSN 1011-3029

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    In recent times, there has been an unprecedented increase in the incidence of violence and conflicts around the world. The Pacific region is no exception. Often referred to as a paradise, some island countries have in recent years experienced unrest that has caused huge economic damage and claimed lives. This paper emphasizes the need for the education system to respond to these trends in the region. It advocates the teaching and learning of values in schools as a strategy for achieving long-term harmony in the Pacific. The transfer of values in everyday lives requires reorienting the school curriculum to ensure emphasis on education using school-wide approaches.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Subjects: D History General and Old World > DU Oceania (South Seas)
    L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Education
    Depositing User: Generic Account
    Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2013 15:24
    Last Modified: 01 Oct 2013 15:24

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