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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12A), 1-7
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12A-1
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Current Ethical Issues in Teacher Education: A Critical Analysis on Pre-Service and In-service Emerging Teachers

Rasmi Ranjan Puhan1, , Lakshmipriya Malla1 and Santosh Kumar Behera2

1Assistant Professor in Education, KIIT University (KISS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, INDIA

2Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, INDIA

Pub. Date: December 10, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teacher Education: Issues and Challenges)

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Rasmi Ranjan Puhan, Lakshmipriya Malla and Santosh Kumar Behera. Current Ethical Issues in Teacher Education: A Critical Analysis on Pre-Service and In-service Emerging Teachers. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12A):1-7. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12A-1


The paper intends to examine the current professional ethics, its problems and teacher taught relationship in the field of teacher education as well as how they described negotiated relationship boundaries. This study conducted in a B. Ed college under Indra Prasta University that Ram Chandra Institute of Education and Technology and in-service students of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), and designed to document examples of ethical dilemmas faced by pre-service and practicing teachers. Also aim to explore pre-service teachers’ perceptions on ethical education and to examine the B. Ed course curriculum for ethics subjects across the one-year and two year degree course. Results highlight a need for teacher training courses to include ethical philosophy subject, at the same time a code of ethics for teaching profession. This re presents a sustainable way to support professional practice and enhance teacher quality, by preparing and equipping teachers with techniques to explore and teach complex ethical issues in the classroom and ultimately it will help the teacher to create a conducive environment within the institution which is needed for best learning.

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