Professional Ethics For Teachers
Course Content and Outline
Professional Ethics (4 Hours)
will involve the term ethics and professional ethics,
ordinary and technical understanding of ethics
the relevance of ethics.
Ethics and other
disciplines (5 Hours)
relationship between ethics and other human and social sciences like
Morality (4 Hours)
meaning of the term morality
and non moral judgments.
definition of moral codes
of moral codes, critical stand to moral codes and definition of moral
The human person as
the basis of ethics (5 Hours)
elements of human nature
major characteristics of the human being such as rationality
Ethical dilemma (4
definition of the term ethical dilemma
of ethical dilemma
Socrates’ view and reasoning ethical dilemma.
Ethical relativism (6
meaning of ethical relativism
of ethical relativism
why people’s ethical judgments differ.
The criteria for
making ethical judgments (4 Hours)
theories of ethical judgments i.e. Teological and Deontological theories.
The teachers’ code of
ethics (4 Hours)
divided into the analysis of the analysis of the code of conduct of
conduct such as membership to the teaching profession, chief and
professional responsibility of the teacher, teacher’s personal conduct and
Head teacher’s professional conduct.
Moral development (4
importance of teaching morals
of moral development
role of the school/ teacher in promotion of morals among learners.
Schools and social
responsibility (5 Hours)
meaning of social responsibility
to which the school has to show care
of social responsibility.
MODE OF DELIVERY
- Reading assignments
- Practical assignments
- Field trips
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT
DVDs and Tapes