Goal, Objective, and Guidelines<br /><ul><li>Goal:</li></ul>To provide and promote values education at all three levels of the educational system for the development of the human person committed to the building of “a just and humane society” and an independent and democratic nation.<br />
<ul><li>Objectives:</li></ul>Proper implementation of the program will develop Filipinos who:<br /> 1. are self-actualized, integrally developed human beings imbued with a sense of human dignity;<br /> 2. are social beings with a sense of responsibility for their community and environment;<br /> 3. are productive persons and who contribute to the economic security and development of the family and the nation;<br />
4. as citizens, have a deep sense of nationalism, and committed to the progress of the nation as well as of the entire world community through global solidarity; and<br /> 5. manifests in actual life an abiding faith in God as a reflection of his spiritual being.<br />
<ul><li>Principles and Guidelines:</li></ul>Values education, pursued at the national, regional, local, and institution levels, should be guided by the following general principles:<br /> 1. It must be oriented toward the total person of the learner- mind, heart, and entire being.<br /> 2. It must take into consideration the unique role of the family in one’s personal development and integration into society and the nation.<br />
3. In the school context, more important than lesson plans and any list of values are the teachers themselves who have the proper sense of values, awareness of their inner worth, and utmost respect for the person of the other.<br />
Values Conceptual Framework<br />The values conceptual framework, herein described, is intended as a guided and form of teaching aid in the implementation of the Values Education Program.<br />What it is:<br /> - it is DESCRIPTIVE: it is an attempt at an orderly description of a desirable value system on the basis of an understanding of the human person.<br />
- it is CONCEPTUAL: it lists ideals which have to be internalized in the educational process.<br /> - it is intended to be APPLICABLE in varying degrees to all three levels of the educational system.<br />
What it is not:<br />- it is not PRESCRIPTIVE: values cannot be imposed.<br /> - it is not EXHAUSTIVE: it does not purport to be a complete list of human values.<br /> - it makes no statement on regional, local, and institutional needs and priorities.<br />
Philosophy<br />The Human Person:<br />The Values Education Framework, herein presented, is based on a rational understanding, that is to say, a philosophy, of human person.<br /><ul><li>The human person is the subject of education: he is a human person learning and being taught. The human person is also the object: the human person is at the center of the curriculum and the entire program.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>The human person is multi-dimensional.
The human person is an individual self-conscious being of incalculable value in himself(Art.11, Sec.11: Art. XIII, Sec.1) who cannot be a mere instrument of the society and of the state.
The human person, however, does not live in isolation but in community with other persons-physical, intellectual, moral and spiritual like himself. He is inevitably social (Art. II, Sec. 13).
He is also economic. Life in a community involve the concerns of livelihood, sufficiency, production, and consumption.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Lastly, he is political. Like other peoples in the world, the Filipinos have constituted themselves into a nation-state to pursue the goal of "social progress" and " total human liberation and development." (Art.II,Sec.17)</li>