Teacher ethics as a research problem: synthesis achieved and new issues
2006 (English)In: Teachers and Teaching: theory and practice, ISSN 1354-0602, E-ISSN 1470-1278, Vol. 12, no 3, 365-385 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Research on teacher ethics and the moral dimensions of teaching has contributed to extensive and valuable knowledge, which has sometimes led to constructive syntheses of positions. Four research problems which have been elucidated are discussed in this article: the relationship between care and justice, the conflict between the ethics of virtue and the ethics of rules, the relationship between moral education and professional ethics and what is morally significant in the teaching profession. Furthermore, an invitation to renew the discussion and formulate the next generation of research problems is made. Two issues are proposed. First, to answer the question why is it so difficult to be a morally good teacher and, second, teachers' moral responsibility for the content taught.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. Vol. 12, no 3, 365-385 p.
Teacher ethics; Professional ethics; Moral dimensions in education
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-31116DOI: 10.1080/13450600500467704Local ID: 16848OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-31116DiVA: diva2:251939