Annual Lecture 2022

Ethics and the Teaching Profession: Why what we value, think and do really matters, presented by Dr Shirley Van Nuland.

In the Annual Lecture 2022, Dr Shirley Van Nuland discusses how ethics are intertwined with teaching and the crucial role that teaching professionals have in the leadership of change. She is joined for a Q&A Session by GTC Scotland Chief Executive and Registrar Dr Pauline Stephen, and for a reflection on her lecture by Dr Yannis Chatzantonis, Principal Teacher Pedagogy and Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies Teacher at James Young High School.

Dr Van Nuland’s lecture is available to view below alongside transcripts of the lecture and her article for Teaching Scotland Magazine.

Annual Lecture Recording

Transcript

Slides

Teaching Scotland Article

Dr Van Nuland discusses how ethics are intertwined with teaching and the crucial role that teaching professionals have in the leadership of change.

Ethics resources

We have gathered resources that explore teacher ethics, designed to facilitate the discussion and increase understanding of ethics as we work towards consultation on the Code of Professionalism and Conduct in 2023.

Read more about teacher ethics

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