People (use of interpersonal skills)
There are three ‘levels of reflection’ indicated by the questions: What? Why? For Whom? It is at the third level, when teachers ask; For whom? or Who is advantaged/disadvantaged?, that that they are questioning the moral and ethical implications of their practice. This third level of reflection is often known as ‘critical reflection’.
The South Australian Teachers Registration Board, which is responsible for registering teachers in our state, has a Code of Ethics which highlights three core values as underpinning the teaching profession; integrity, respect, and responsibility.
SA Teacher Registration Board’s Code of Ethics
Damien Walker is currently studying a Bachelor of Education, Food and Textiles Technologies at University of South Australia. This is him engaging with readings and questions throughout his teaching journey to gain professional insight and knowledge.