VCCE (Values, Character and Citizenship Education) is a contemporary subject that seeks to help the student “grow, develop and master values and concepts that are relevant for a 21st century” citizen. It is expected that the student will use what they learn to empower them to make informed moral choices. The lessons in the curriculum surround the development of six basic characteristics: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fariness, caring and citizenship.


The six pillars of good character are in the following articles:

Primary Loyalty


Fairness: Suspending Judgement

Respecting Neighbours

Becoming A Caring Citizen

Social Responsibility

Responsibility: Rules

Responsible Behaviour

If you are a parent, you can also read the articles here with your child. Each article have lively discussion questions both for parents and even teachers.