Moral Education in South Africa

Journal of Moral Education 9 (2):130-133 (1980)
Abstract Moral education in South Africa has always been a matter of priority to parents and educationalists alike. Although it is not taught as a separate subject in the schooling process, much attention is paid to it throughout the school curriculum. Particularly in religious education and in social studies time is devoted to matters of moral conduct. The basis for moral education has almost right through been a Christian approach to life. This is the case in schools for black and for white pupils. A great number of devoted teachers go to great lengths to prepare young people for life in such a way that they may become steadfast citizens of the country. The role of parents, youth organizations, churches and ?? in the case of black youths ?? tribal customs, should, however, not be underestimated in the moral training of young people
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DOI 10.1080/0305724800090208
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