ETHICAL PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

EDU4EPP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject pre-service teachers develop their knowledge of the ethical professional practice of teachers within current national and state policy and legal frameworks in relation to future directions in education. Pre-service teachers expand their understanding of the professional roles and responsibilities of teachers in contemporary Australian schools and communities. They investigate ethical, moral and legal dilemmas in relation to compliance with policy, legal obligations and ethical codes of teachers# practice. They work with others to work through these dilemmas to arrive at an agreed response and to evaluate the relevant frameworks and practices. Students critique and synthesise the connections between education policy, professional ethics, standards and responsibilities of teachers, including community engagement, legal and organisational requirements and professional development imperatives. THIS SUBEJCT WILL NOT BE OFFRED UNTIL 2020.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop knowledge and understanding of ethical, moral and legal frameworks informing teachers# professional practice

Activities:
Online modules including multi-media interactive learning activities, case study research and presentations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

02. Explore the dimensions of professional learning in developing ethical teaching practices to improve student achievement.

Activities:
Online modules including multi-media interactive learning activities, case study research and presentations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

03. Critically examine legislative, administrative and organisational policies and processes relevant for teachers in various educational contexts

Activities:
Online modules including multi-media interactive learning activities, group research and presentations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

04. Evaluate compliance and ethical dimensions of teaching practice when engaging with colleagues, parents, carers and communities for improved student learning.

Activities:
Online modules including multi-media interactive learning activities, group research and presentations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

05. Synthesise the networks involved in professional policies and legislation requirements in understanding teachers# professional practice.

Activities:
Online modules including multi-media interactive learning activities, individual research and presentations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

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