Professional Ethics and Values in Teaching and Educational Leadership

Course code EDUC6291
Not available in 2015

Availability

Not currently available.

Content

The following list indicates indicative course content:

  • 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.