EDUC6291

Professional Ethics and Values in Teaching and Educational Leadership

10 Units

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability

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Content

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  • Introduction to the field of professional ethics
  • An introduction to metaethical theory concerning the evaluation of moral action
  • Moral theories such as situation ethics, agent-based ethics and action-based ethics relevant to educational practice
  • The psychology of morality
  • The ethics of belief
  • Notions of moral agency
  • Ethical issues such as those concerning the roles of the teacher in the modern context of high accountability
  • Critical analysis of existing codes of ethics
  • Ethical communication and negotiation of difference.
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