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What’s all this about ethics?

What’s all this about ethics?

By the end of this chapter you will be able to answer the following:

  • What are ethics?
  • How have educational ethics changed?
  • Why are ethics important?
  • How can I ensure that I work within an ethical framework?
  • What are the rights of the individual?
  • What should I do now?

What are ethics?

You may well have heard about medical ethics, for example, whether euthanasia should be legalised. Although your education degree may have previously discussed ethics, it is not until you are actually engaged in planning your research that you tend to fully understand and appreciate the variety of perspectives.

Hopefully you will have discussed ethics in relation to educational research; after all you will be working within an ethical framework as you conduct ...

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