Value is an issue that is often discussed in history education since it helps to mould national identity. History education is seen as the main medium in nurturing patriotism, loyalty and respect the differences among the students. These elements are important for developing countries as every good citizen adds to the strength of a nation. This paper is focus on values concept that applied in history education in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. The issue discussed in this paper is the barriers in implementing values during conducting the learning process in this three countries. Actions that can be taken in ensuring the effectiveness of nurturing values also included in this discussion.
Values, history education, ASEAN countries, barriers, actions