Values education is the ability of a student to learn how to think critically. Being able to think critically about things is very important to becoming a better student and a better person overall. Critical thinking skills are not just something that is useful in a school setting but will also greatly help you as an adult.
There are two key foundations to thinking critically and values education which are a strong moral compass and cultural values. In teaching these important aspects of critical thinking, insturctors are helping to shape and mold students to be objective, fair, and confident.