Because society says it is the right thing to do.
The educator, believing in the worth and dignity of each human being, recognizes the supreme importance of the pursuit of truth, devotion to excellence, and the nurture of the democratic principles. Essential to these goals is the protection of freedom to learn and to teach and the guarantee of equal educational opportunity for all.
The educator accepts the responsibility to adhere to the highest ethical standards. Morality and ethics on teachers educator recognizes the magnitude of the responsibility inherent in the teaching process.
The desire for the respect and confidence of one's colleagues, of students, of parents, and of the members of the community provides the incentive to attain and maintain the highest possible degree of ethical conduct.
The Code of Ethics of the Education Profession indicates the aspiration of all educators and provides standards by which to judge conduct.
The educator therefore works to stimulate the spirit of inquiry, the acquisition of knowledge and understanding, and the thoughtful formulation of worthy goals. In fulfillment of the obligation to the student, the educator-- 1.
Shall not unreasonably restrain the student from independent action in the pursuit of learning. Shall not unreasonably deny the student's access to varying points of view. Shall not deliberately suppress or distort subject matter relevant to the student's progress.
Shall make reasonable effort to protect the student from conditions harmful to learning or to health and safety. Shall not intentionally expose the student to embarrassment or disparagement.
Shall not on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, marital status, political or religious beliefs, family, social or cultural background, or sexual orientation, unfairly-- Exclude any student from participation in any program Deny benefits to any student Grant any advantage to any student 7.
Shall not use professional relationships with students for private advantage. Shall not disclose information about students obtained in the course of professional service unless disclosure serves a compelling professional purpose or is required by law.
In the belief that the quality of the services of the education profession directly influences the nation and its citizens, the educator shall exert every effort to raise professional standards, to promote a climate that encourages the exercise of professional judgment, to achieve conditions that attract persons worthy of the trust to careers in education, and to assist in preventing the practice of the profession by unqualified persons.
In fulfillment of the obligation to the profession, the educator-- 1. Shall not in an application for a professional position deliberately make a false statement or fail to disclose a material fact related to competency and qualifications. Shall not assist any entry into the profession of a person known to be unqualified in respect to character, education, or other relevant attribute.
Shall not knowingly make a false statement concerning the qualifications of a candidate for a professional position.
Shall not assist a noneducator in the unauthorized practice of teaching. Shall not disclose information about colleagues obtained in the course of professional service unless disclosure serves a compelling professional purpose or is required by law.
Shall not knowingly make false or malicious statements about a colleague. Shall not accept any gratuity, gift, or favor that might impair or appear to influence professional decisions or action.Implementation Philosophy Bringing ethics into the curriculum is essential but difficult.
Many teachers are deeply committed to didactic lectorial modes of teaching. For a topic as subjective as morality, people sure have strong beliefs about what's right and wrong. Yet even though morals can vary from . Care Ethics. The moral theory known as “ the ethics of care” implies that there is moral significance in the fundamental elements of relationships and dependencies in human life.
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Our goal was to create a site that would be useful and interesting to users, particularly ethics classes and seminars, and that would also allow us to test a variety of theories about moral psychology.
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Osguthorpe, & Matthew N. Sanger Student achievement is not the only topic of conversation in teachers’ lounges, parent-teacher organizations, and teacher education classrooms.
There is also much.