International Council for Education, Research and Training

The Role of Ethics and Moral Values in Teaching: A Comprehensive Examination

Kumar, Pravesh

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra



This research paper delves into the pivotal role of ethics and moral values in teaching, emphasizing their significance in shaping the educational landscape. In an era of evolving educational methodologies and diverse student populations, educators must not only impart knowledge but also serve as ethical role models. This paper explores the foundational principles of ethics in teaching, their impact on student development, and the challenges and opportunities in cultivating ethical and morally responsible educators. Through an interdisciplinary approach, we draw insights from philosophy, psychology, sociology, and pedagogy to present a comprehensive view of the subject.

Keywords: Ethics, Moral Values, Teaching, Character Development, Moral Responsibility, Education, Ethical Dilemmas, Inclusive Pedagogy, Professional Development, Moral Development Theories.


Impact Statement

The role of ethics and moral values in teaching significantly shapes society. Educators impart not just knowledge but also values, guiding future generations in ethical behaviour, critical thinking, empathy, and social responsibility. This influence extends beyond classrooms, impacting how individuals engage with the world, make decisions, and contribute to a more ethical and compassionate society.

About Author

Dr. Parvesh Kumar, assistant professor, Department of Political Science, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra MA, M. Phil from Kurukshetra University, and PhD from Vikaram University, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. He has over six years of experience in teaching and research at Kurukshetra University. He has published a number of research papers in reputed academic journals and has presented research papers at various national and international seminars and conferences He achieved Four national awards and appreciation certificate different social society. 




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