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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018
Holistic Approach of Value Based Education: Issues, Directions, Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. A. Kalaivani
Abstract: Life is so precious. Our values and morals are a reflection of our spirituality and our character. Every Country develops its own system of education to express and promote its unique Socio-Cultural identity and also to meet the challenges of the times. Although the country has made rapid progress in various areas like scientific technology, economic infrastructure etc. but its value system has been declined. Parents, teachers and society at large scale to concern about values and value based education of children. Value based education is important at every point of life. In the Vedic period when a Shishya completed his education in Ashram at the feet of his Guru, he was exhorted by his Guru to follow certain values throughout his life, like Speak truth, fulfill your duties, never lax in self-study. The main causes of value degeneration are Lack of respect for authority seen through the brazen breaking of the law and total disregard for rules and regulations. Moral behavior is determined by five factors Socialization, Moral judgment, Moral feelings, Empathy, Confidence and knowledge. By educating citizen through direct contact by setting up local offices across the religion. Values however are our inborn divine virtues such as love, peace, happiness, mercy and compassion as well as the positive moral qualities such as respect, humility, tolerance, responsibility, cooperation, honesty and simplicity.
Keywords: MODERN SOCIETY, VALUE BASED EDUCATION
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018,
Pages: 1143 - 1145