Bring Character Education into Classroom

Alex Agboola, Kaun Chen Tsai

APA 6th edition
Agboola, A., & Tsai, K.C. (2012). Bring Character Education into Classroom. European Journal of Educational Research, 1(2), 163-170. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.1.2.163

Agboola A., and Tsai K.C. 2012 'Bring Character Education into Classroom', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 163-170. Available from:

Chicago 16th edition
Agboola, Alex and Tsai, Kaun Chen . "Bring Character Education into Classroom". (2012)European Journal of Educational Research 1, no. 2(2012): 163-170. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.1.2.163


Character education is a growing discipline with the deliberate attempt to optimize students’ ethical behavior. The outcome of character education has always been encouraging, solidly, and continually preparing the leaders of tomorrow. The promotion of character education should not just a leap service but has an action plan for practice. In order words, education policy should take the lead to actualize moral education. Taken together, parents, teachers, and administrators as stakeholders, should join this camp to encourage students to manifest those good values in their lives. The outline of this paper is that first the definition of character education is provided. Then, the historical perspective of character education is reviewed. Third, the issue of context in character education is disclosed. The challenge and controversy of implementation of character education is also presented. Finally, the implication and further research are discussed.

Keywords: Character education, characters, virtues, moral education