Working in children's services: Working ethically
This course is designed to provide aspiring and trainee educators with understanding of what ethics are, and the kinds of ethical dilemmas they might face in an early childhood education and care service.
This course is suitable for new and trainee educators, as well as students who would like to become early childhood educators and want a better understanding of what the role entails.
The course is also suitable for educators seeking professional development, or for early childhood services wanting to provide holistic professional development for staff members.
- What ‘ethics’ are, how they develop and how they influence you
- What an ethical dilemma is
- Ethical dilemmas you might be faced with in a service
- How the ECA Code of Ethics can guide decision making
Completing this course will give learners a better understanding of the complex ethical issues that can arise in services. The course will also allow services to provide consistent professional development that all staff members can complete individually and at their own pace.