Professional ethics and law in teaching 410

Module code PEL 410
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

PEL 410 deals with professional ethics and aims to develop a positive work ethic within beginner teachers. This module explores and reflects on human rights, environmental and democratic issues impacting on own practices. Critical analysis of education systems (education policy) and its impact on the micro level (in the classroom) in education. Knowledge of the elements of effective school management, systems of discipline and defining activities that promote an awareness of citizenship, human rights and the principles and values of the Constitution. Interpret educational legislation dealing with HIV/Aids, drugs and violence. Identifying and internalising ethical professional educator behaviour (professional ethics in teaching).

Module credits 6.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites As per PGCE entrance requirements.
Contact time 18 lectures per year, 3 tutorials per year
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Education Management and Policy Studies
Period of presentation Year

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