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The programme “Whats Next” that ran in on TVNZ over 5 nights recently touched upon the importance of values in what happens in everyday life, in what we think about the past, and the present and the future. Values drive action or inaction on the issues that matter most, and even in those that seem quite trivial. The programme received mixed reviews but probably came out more on the positive side than the negative. A good overall review appeared in the …Continue
In my last post I mentioned the World Values Survey (WVS). This is a fascinating long-term project conducted in a good number of countries around the globe. The Wikipedia Entry on the WVS is a good brief introduction to the study. The study is a European-based initiative and in 1981 when it started was focused mainly on more…Continue
I apologise to my readers for the long break in posts!
But here I am back again!
There is a very interesting event going on at the moment. This is the What Next programme hosted by Nigel Latta and John Campbell on TV1. I hope many teachers and classes are watching this programme and taking…
Cross Posted from: http://valuesdilemma.edublogs.org/
What a fortnight it has been for values! Since I started writing my last post on aspirational v real values using the Roast Busters I – III story it has been wall-to-wall reaction and discussion! After the incidents at Wellington College and St Pat's Silverstream a lot has happened! The media has highlighted the issue ‘big time'.…Continue