This unit provides students with a deeper understanding of the nexus of education and care in community education settings. It aims to develop an understanding of ethical and reflexive practice as necessary conditions for learning and educating in social contexts. Students engage with issues of ethical and reflexive practice through case study dilemmas and their collaborative work in small groups. Through academic reading and online resources students develop a broad understanding of professional ethical codes, organisations’ procedural ethics and everyday virtue ethics of listening, communicating care and strength-based pedagogy.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Students will be provided with an up-to-date reading list via the VU Collaborate system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):