DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
THEORIES OF EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT PART 2
STUDENT NAME: THELAGAVATI A/P MUNUSAMI
IC NUMBER: 841020-01-7034
SUBMISSION DATE: 13 JULY 2013
TABEL OF CONTENT
2) MAIN BODY 2-4
3) CONCLUSION 5 4) REFERENCES 6
First of all I would like to thank our lecturer Mr. Gavin to encourage me to do this assignment. Moral education refers to the processes through which the relevant knowledge, attitudes, values and skills are transmitted and development of the cognitive, social and emotional skills which are necessary for moral thinking, action and feeling. Moral education concerns the practices and strategies that socializing agents use to equip children with the resources to address issues about right and wrong in their everyday life. The aim of moral education in the school is to help students become autonomous decision makers.
KOHLBERG'S STAGES OF MORAL DEVELOPMENT
An outstanding example of research in the Piagetian tradition is the work of Lawrence Kohlberg. Kohlberg has focused on moral development and has proposed a stage theory of moral thinking which goes well beyond Piaget's initial formulations. Kohlberg, who was born in 1927, grew up in Bronxville, New York, and attended the Andover Academy in Massachusetts, a private high school for bright and usually wealthy students. He did not go immediately to college, but instead went to help the Israeli cause, in which he was made the Second Engineer on an old freighter carrying refugees from parts of Europe to Israel. After this, in 1948, he enrolled at the...
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