Ethical Issues in Education

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Code of ethics act as a promise to protect and support the safety of individuals in society, supports as a leading light it help the supporters of an occupation, resolve ethical problems and act as a protector the community. A code of ethics discloses and conserves the current viewpoint professionals on in what way to make ethical decisions. It stresses importance on obligation to moral values and vital beliefs. Application of a code of ethics helps us to guarantee that members of the profession will be accountable for their actions. It helps us to learn about the responsibility we have for ourselves, our colleagues and to the social structure of the profession. It is essential that the present and future psychologist should be aware of the formal ethical codes of practices in psychology. The American Psychological Association (APA) developed this formal Ethics Code which demonstrates the approaches to the psychologist about logical, educational, and clinical behaviors to be followed while working as a licensed person. By applying the ethical code a psychologist can identify ethical issues, interrelate with others professionally. This can inhibit and solve ethical dilemmas, and he /she will be able achieve their professional protagonists and responsibilities. Maureen H. Miner recommends in his article that any training in ethics will be judged by the quality of ethical choices made by those who complete it. If psychologists are to be recognized as professionals who are committed to best practice, then we should take ethical training very seriously. (Miner, 2005) Education is an ongoing process; remains through all the stages of life. Knowledge is deep-sea and one can never claim to have acquired all of it. Sim... ... middle of paper ... ...-be7a-93e76fed8d05%40sessionmgr112&vid=6&hid=14 Miner, M. H. (2005) Ethics education: Further reasons why a grounding in ethical theory is essential. Comment on Davidson, Garton, and Joyce (2003). Australian Psychologist , 40 (1), 54-56. doi: 10.1080/00050060512331317184 Quayle, J. (March 2009). Teaching ethics to future psychologists: Challenges and the model of an experience of a college psychology professor in a developing country. Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 22 (1), 97-105. doi: 10.1080/09515070902761172 SUE, D. W., ARREDONDO, P., & McDavis, R. J. (1992). Multicultural Counseling Competencies and Standards: A Call to the Profession. JOURNAL OF COUNSELING & DEVELOPMENT, 70, 477-486. Tabachnick, B. G., Spiegel, P. K., & Pope, K. S. (May 1991). Ethics of Teaching:Beliefs and Behaviors of Psychologists as Educators. American Psychologist, 46 (5), 506-515.
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