• Education is not merely acquisition of knowledge but to see the significance of life as a whole and work towards self-improvement throughout the life.
  • It is an experience in itself which will enable student to live safe, healthy and fruitful life and become responsible citizens who make positive contributions to the society.
  • It aims at promoting broader capabilities, attitudes and skills that matter not just in schools but also life beyond schools, making the world a better place not just for themselves but also for their family, friends, colleagues and others.
  • It also prepares student for the world of work. The attitudes and values of hard work, discipline, cooperation, communication skills etc. enable them to develop healthy interpersonal relationships at home and in school which in turn facilitate their better adjustment on the job.
  • At the individual level, fostering values in school students therefore needs to be seen as an investment in building the foundation for lifelong learning and promoting human excellence. In this sense education for values humanizes education.
  • At the societal level, education for values aims at promoting social cohesion and national integration for transforming societies, nations and creating a better world. It can contribute to create the aspiration for transformation of the culture of war, violence and greed into a culture of peace.