Teaching with Integrity: A Focus on Higher Education
Teaching in higher education includes lived experiences related to ethics and values. Though not widely written about, the theme of ethical practices is increasingly considered as critical in academia. Teachers, who are key gatekeepers of knowledge, are reminded about the inherent responsibility of carrying out their profession with integrity. In this paper, the distinct nature of teaching as an ethical profession is considered and some practical suggestions for enhancing ethical practices among teachers in institutions of higher education are outlined.