Why is moral education important in school

Building values ​​in school: approaches and examples

Formation of Values ​​in Youth Work, School and Community pp 199-209 | Cite as

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The social demands on schools and their moral education have grown enormously in recent years. Since many parental homes appear to be increasingly overwhelmed, especially in the so-called educationally deprived classes and in families with a migration background, the public discussion almost unanimously advises that the school must fulfill its educational mandate. The school is or should be, depending on the perception of the different protagonists, one of the central places of moral education. In school, important values ​​should be passed on to the students. But what are they? How can the school do something as complex as building values? And which goals of school moral education should be reasonably justified?

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