High School Values

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CHAPTER I
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
INTRODUCTION
Education is not only for knowledge and skills but also character building
 Aristotle
Education is society’s main avenue for the development of civic and social values, particularly a sense of humanity and nationhood. It is also a means for developing the individual’s coping capabilities which relate to values supportive of humanism, nationhood and development (Villar, 2003)
School provide the learner with the necessary training and to mold him into a dignified and desirable human being. It also assumes the role of guarding, directing, and providing the youth with experiences which would help him discover his potentials
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Lourdes Quisumbing (2005) pointed out that “national progress in this country is hampered not so much by resources constraints of deficiencies in technical managerial expertise but them but by the crisis in value formation and characters development. She stressed further, that the educational system’s thrust is to inculcate values in youth. Social transformation towards a truly free society and a stable democracy cannot take place without a change in the individual’.

Students starting out in college or a career need to be well prepared. The transition from high school or the workforce to college can be a challenge for some students, especially those who are not aware of the expectations and requirements for entering college level coursework. Once admitted to a college, students may take a college placement test to identify the appropriate courses for the individual’s skill level.
Values in education aim for the development of the human person, committed to the building of a just and humane society and an independent democratic nation. Values is a subjective terms. It can mean different thing to different people. Everything that one does has a values. It is either positive/negative/ undesirable value. It is the function of education to classify and inculcate the desirable value among
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With good values education, student can competent, thinking and caring deeply about problems, resourceful to seek capital, sincere in working in a globally competitive workplace. The findings of this study could help the school to recognize the need of strengthening values integration in industrial arts education curriculum. Furthermore, the output of this research may be used as a springboard in providing relevant activities in industrial arts that will help students internalize values

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