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The Lance Holt School was established in 1970 to provide innovative education in a community. The school has consistently focused on implementing solid education based on values such as social justice, community participation, environmental awareness, peace education, child-centred learning, maintaining a balance between rights and responsibilities, and collegiate relationships between staff, parents and students.

During 1996 the school participated in the National Professional Development Programme (NPDP) Values Review Project. The school established a committee to reflect on the schools core values. This involved consultation with the school community (students, teachers and parents), a series of workshops and an agreement upon shared core values which, when examined, bear a close resemblance to sustainability principles.

In 2002 they began to focus explicitly on the value of local places and set up a project with four other community schools to encourage school communities to explore their relationship with local places that nurture children.

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Have read of this paper: Values education

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