Die rol van Christelike waardes en opvoeding in Verkeersveiligheidsopvoeding

Abstract

The role of Christian values and education in Traffic Safety Education

Traffic safety is one of the more important issues in South Africa today, since traffic accidents cause thousands o f unnecessary deaths each year, particularly among the youth. The key variable of traffic safety is to be found in principled education emphasizing religious and life values. A child need to learn that life, also his/her own, is sacred to God and must be safeguarded by following traffic safety rules and regulations. Since traffic safety is dependent on, inter alia, attitudes and religious-cultural values, children must be taught positive attitudes at home and at school. This point o f departure implies that teachers need to have positive attitudes towards Traffic Safety Education, which, in turn, implies Traffic Safety Education as a prerequisite fo r teacher education.

https://doi.org/10.4102/koers.v63i1/2.525
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