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Tolerance, Values, Virtuous Living and Our Education

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What do we value? Do we have to consider what we value about education as well as these “British Values” that everyone is talking about?

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There’s plenty in the news about values at the moment. Every Tom, Michael and David is talking about values.

The Sun newspaper sent a ……………. how shall we put this?………… a large pamphlet that resembled the aforementioned newspaper to 22 million homes in the UK, espousing their own set of British values under the auspices of supporting the England football team in Brazil.

It was not pleasant reading.

The Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Education have explained what they think are “British Values” and it goes something like this –

Equality (ha) between genders and tolerance of other faiths”

“All schools to promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and

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