Perception of primary school teachers on practicing value through education
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Value education is a lifelong process that begins at home and continues through society and formal schooling. This study aims to find out what primary school teachers think about values education in primary schools. The qualitative research method and interview were utilized in this study. The study's participants were instructors from nine schools of Dhaka city. Convenience sampling, which is part of the intentional sampling approach, was used to choose the participants. The data were collected through a phone interview. The study is based on Kohlberg's theory of moral development. The study's findings revealed that if value education begins at a young age, children would have a far better chance of preparing for their future lives, improving their personalities, and developing enduring values. Parents, according to the participants, play a critical role in value education. According to the participants, value education could either be a stand-alone course or specific values should be taught in current classes. They also suggested that in value education, case studies and drama may be employed and that students should be taught to engage in appropriate and desired behaviors and empathy.