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Values-driven Education - the Globethics.net Method

24 January - First UN International Day of Education Very recently, on 3 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as the International Day of Education . Initiated by...   Lire la suite »

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

  Dear Friend,   Every year, the season of Christmas and New Year are celebrated by peoples and families all over the world. People make the effort to unite,...   Lire la suite »

Universities - empowering teachers, transforming lives

  "Why are you doing this?" a law professor asked me. It was the first day of a four-day training of teachers on ethics in higher education organised by our Globethics.net team at her university in...   Lire la suite »

Hinduism: the Concerns of the Heart and Looking to Life After Life

  In India the Hindu culture addresses the concerns of the heart. They have texts that are 5,000 years old, focused on how to control the heart. The conflict between the heart...   Lire la suite »

This is the Time for Nigeria

  Nigeria has a population of 200 million people and a greater proportion of people in poverty now than India has. The system is broken because of poor leadership, rulers who...   Lire la suite »

Ethics in Action - Ethics in Teaching

The month of October this year is filled with events of the United Nations that focus on the place of Ethics in Action and in Education. The World Teachers Day is celebrated on 5th of October #WorldTeachersDay with the theme - ‘The right to education means the right to qualified teachers'. ...   Lire la suite »

Sex, Money and Virtues: Students with Integrity

She refused to have sex with her teacher, he refused to sit an exam for his friend, and he resisted earning money from cybercrime. Let me share with you three encouraging real-life stories of three of my students in Africa and Asia who successfully found ways to live with integrity.   Lire la suite »

Online Distance Learning: the True Value of Autonomy

The 21st century has been the pioneering age of digitalisation, engaging various areas to follow this new wave, including education. Indeed, education has also become digital in order to overcome the barriers of distance, under the name of Online Distance Learning for it to be...   Lire la suite »

When Ethics Becomes a Way of Life

  Recently in July 2018, two events happened globally to give hope and promote the triumph of the human spirit founded on the fabric of values that promote friendship, responsibility, sharing, respect,...   Lire la suite »

The Teacher: Facilitator? Dictator? Innovator? Ethical Authority?

"You are such a convincing teacher" said the student. "Why?" asked the professor. "You are so modest." "But this is normal", replied the teacher. "No, most of our professors behave like half-Gods as if they have all the truth and we are nothing." I could not forget this interaction that I...   Lire la suite »
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