Should Schools Teach Morality? by Michael Hand.
Updated: Jul 21, 2020
Philosophy Now | Issue 127: August/September 2018
Philosophy for Children is all about encouraging inquiry into moral standards, but should schools also try to teach moral behaviour?
The controversial nature of many ethical principles seems to pose a hurdle, but philosophy of education professor, Michael Hand, argues that there is sufficient agreement on some basic standards to support the cultivation of morally desired dispositions.