ERIC Number: ED415221
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Professional Ethics and the Teacher: Towards a General Teaching Council.
This book explores key ethical and professional issues related to the ethical bias of teaching that must be solved before it is possible to establish a General Teaching Council. The chapters discuss "The Professions in the 1990s"; "What Are Professional Ethics?""The Role of the Professional Community"; "Are Professional Ethics Relevant in the Teaching Profession?""The Teaching Profession and the State"; "The Case for a Separate Professional Voice"; "The Case for the Codification of the Professional Ethics in Teaching"; "The Case Against a Code of Conduct"; "The Case for a Code of Ethics"; "Professional Ethics for Teachers"; "The Purposes and Characteristics of Teaching"; "Other People's Children"; "The Ethic of Care"; "Relationships with Children"; "What Do Children Need?""Relations with Parents"; "The Ethic of Competence"; "Learning Relationships"; "The Teacher's Pedagogic Knowledge"; "Intellectual Accountability"; "Continuous Professional Development"; "The Ethic of Professional Commitment"; "Contributing to the Profession's Competence"; "Contributing to the Debate on the Profession's Purposes, Values, Norms, and Standards"; "End Pieces: The Draft Code of Ethics"; "Implications for the Management of Teachers"; and "Implications for Pre-Service Selection and Training." Three appendixes offer information on fundamentals for a code of ethics for teaching, the principals of professionalism, and the General Teaching Council. (SM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Codes of Ethics, Codification, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Moral Values, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching (Occupation), Teaching Skills
Stylus Publishing, Inc., P.O. Box 605, Herndon, VA 20172-0605 ($12.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
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