‘Value Education' is a process by which people transmit values to students.
Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara was born on 10th Feb.
1805 of God fearing parents Iko (Kuriakose) Chavara and Mariam Thoppil of the Syro-Malabar Church, at Kainakary, near Allappuzha, Kerala.He was an Indian Syro-Malabar Catholic priest, philosopher and social reformer. He is the first canonised Catholic male saint of Indian origin and belongs to the Syro-Malabar Church, an Eastern Catholic Church based in the state of Kerala.
Education for values aims at promoting broader capabilities, attitudes, and skills that matter not just in schools but for making the world a better place to live in. Goal of value education is to transfer values so as to transform students to better human persons and the society into a better society, where all can live in peace, harmony and security. According to Chavara, Christian schools are duty-bound to impart spiritual, moral, and social values. He instructed sisters to teach the boarders different languages, lessons to grow in spiritual life and in Christian virtues.