The influence of moral education on the personal worldview of students

  title={The influence of moral education on the personal worldview of students},
  author={Jacomijn C. van der Kooij and Doret J. de Ruyter and S. Miedema},
  journal={Journal of Moral Education},
  pages={346 - 363}
This article researches whether approaches to moral education aim to influence the development of the personal worldview of students. An example of a Dutch moral education programme is presented and the findings are used to analyse various approaches to moral education. Our analysis demonstrates that every approach aims to influence the personal worldview of students because of underlying ontological beliefs. This is the inevitable and minimal influence a moral education approach has on… Expand
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