A sample project on values education: European values education project

  • Ahmet Doğanay
  • F. Nevra Seggie
  • H. Ayşe Caner
Keywords: Values, citizenship education, morals education, Atlas of European Values


Main global and local problems make the values education more and more important. However, there are differences about what the content and how the teaching approach of the values education should be. One common idea is that values education should be part of the school system. As part of the “European Values Education (EVE) Project” which is a Comenius Project, teaching materials on values education, something which teachers need, have been developed via the maps produced as a result of the data of the research of European Values. In this article, first, within the framework of democratic citizenship education, the content and approach of values education are analyzed and then the project is explained in general terms. In the last part, some teaching materials which can easily be integrated into the curriculum of Geography and English courses for high school students and above as well as elective courses such as Democracy and Human Rights and extra-curricular activites, are presented together with sample copies for use.


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How to Cite
Doğanay, A., Seggie, F. N., & Caner, H. A. (2012). A sample project on values education: European values education project. International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies (IJOCIS), 2(3), 73-86.