The purpose of this website is to provide a central point of
information pertaining to moral values.
It is also the home of the
Cool Values Moral Enrichment
Click here for more on the programme
Each section will expound at length within it's own subject material.
The News column to the right, provides our latest findings on
reports that enhance understanding and implementation of values.
Readers are encouraged to explore the site starting at the category
of their particular interest and thereafter browse to related
Provisions are made for individuals who wish to improve their
own values. This is based on the renowned methodology of Prochaska
and Diclemente of Rhodes University known as the five stages of
change. Added to this we include many other useful teaching methods
gleaned from a myriad of sources and years of practical experience.
Our attempt is not to replicate scientific information, this
will be linked for convenience of researchers. Rather we bring
a practical dimension to these studies for use by our visitors.
Thus it will be seen on the Self-improve
page how we have translated scientific and psychological methods
into a story-form which is far more digestable.
In a nutshell this is both a moral values library and a learning
Since this site is relatively new it will be a constant work-in-progress
project with new additions and links to helpful information on
Our primary interest group is school-going children and in this
regard you will find more detailed information on the programme
in the Teachers section. We also give
practical tools for Parents to assist
their children in developing moral habits. The Kids
section is being designed as online edutainment where kids will
be able to play games, read stories and solve puzzles etc. whilst
also learning values.
We have included a page on Religion
merely to state our position on this personal topic and to settle
any curiosity with regard to our mission, motives and methods.
You may be wondering what place the Business
page has in this site and here again we believe that business
people have a responsibility to set standards for it's employees
with regard to acceptable boundaries of behaviour and will find
in these pages helpful guidelines. It is also true that business
has a social responsibility obligation to the community as suggested
by the King Report http://www.coolvalues.co.za/king2.pdf
and a second report here http://www.coolvalues.co.za/king3.pdf
is there is a better means of helping the community than to uplift
their moral values? Thus business could find a truly meaningful
opportunity here to fulfill this need.
You may well find the motivating reasons for learning values
interesting on our "why"
page, we suggest you visit this page early on in your browsing
of this site.
It is our wish that you will benefit from this wealth of information
and make use of it for your pleasure and those you love.
Take your time and enjoy the material!