An in-depth study of the ethical foundations of education. Areas in education where ethical questions arise are identified and elucidated. Classical and modern moral positions are examined for their adequacy as theories of moral justification. The topics include the value of education, freedom and equality, and moral and values education.
Inquiry into the nature of the contemporary world characterized by multiplicity and complexity of worldviews/paradigms, modus vivendi, and the associated challenges.
Inquiry into the aims, scope, and possibilities of moral agency.
Examination of models, tools and resources for transformation of the moral self.
Application of contemplative ways of knowing, learning, and teaching in participants’ professional work and personal life.