At the heart of any successful community... 2 Dear Colleague, We are delighted to commend to you this special edition of our Values Education
Newsletter. It features the innovative work of a number of Secondary Schools that are developing a values-based approach to the curriculum.
Increasingly, secondary schools are seeing the benefits of such an holistic approach. As you may be aware, there is growing research evidence of the
academic and social success of values-based schools (Lovat & Toomey, 2007).
Benefits of Values-based schools include improved: