Human Rights

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Value Education –Human Rights

Foundation Course –I
(Part-IV)

for
Undergraduate Programmes

Learning Material based on

Syllabus
(2008-2009)

Bharathiar University
Coimbatore

BHARATHIAR UNIVERSITY : COIMBATORE 641 046.
Value Education – Human Rights
(2 hours per week)
(FOR THE UNDER GRADUATE STUDENTS OF AFFILIATED COLLEGES WITH EFFECT FROM 2008-2009)
UNIT – I : Concept of Human Values, Value Education Towards Personal Development

Aim of education and value education; Evolution of value oriented education; Concept of Human values; types of values; Components of value education.

Personal Development : Self analysis and introspection; sensitization towards gender equality, physically challenged, intellectually challenged. Respect
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There was little opportunity to spread over a wider area and encounter or adopt the cultural values of others. Such restrictions have been removed these days by rapid transportation, communication and international educational facilities. Social environments have entirely changed. To fully avail of the present opportunities for a better life the modern educational system should be reformed and reoriented. This is what I stress as the need for holistic education. Due to the lack of such education the majority of people in human society are leading a life of ignorance and following obsolete, useless principles and beliefs.

In reality, the world is one; the sea is one to supply water for all by way of vapour-cloud- rain; the air we breathe is only one. Man has not created any one of these four essential resources. Everybody is born, grows, lives and dies. During the lifetime everyone enjoys the benefits of labour and technical knowledge of all the people. In turn, everyone’s production and services go to all people of the society.

Then why are enmity, hatred, exploitation and wars extant in human society? In every war one group of people kills the other group. What can be the net result? Only murderers will survive in the world. Any person of ordinary intelligence can realize the fact that war is not beneficial in any way for human society. It

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