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Ethical competence: a comparison between the Swedish and the Icelandic curricula and some teachers’ views
Göteborgs universitet.
Göteborgs universitet.
Göteborgs universitet.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of applied educational science.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4483-0597
2017 (English)In: Education 3-13, ISSN 0300-4279, E-ISSN 1475-7575Article in journal (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
Abstract [en]

The aim of this article is to highlight some conceptions of ethical competence identified in interviews with teachers in religious education in Sweden, and within analyses of policy documents in a Swedish and an Icelandic educational context. As a starting point we take seven interviewed teachers’ comments about what they view as important ethical competences for their pupils to have. A comparative analysis of Swedish and Icelandic policy documents with regard to the conceptual understandings of ethical competence is made, as well as a comparison between the policy documents and teachers’ comments. The Icelandic curriculum is chosen because it differs from the Swedish one in a sense relevant to an analysis of the teacher interviews. The analyses imply a tension between theoretical and analytical conceptions of ethical competence and an action competence. Finally, some possible threads to consider in developing a broadened and deepened understanding of ethical competence are outlined.

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Routledge, 2017.
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Ethical competence, RE, policy documents, teacher interviews
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Pedagogical Work
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educational work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-131726DOI: 10.1080/03004279.2017.1284249Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85012907348OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-131726DiVA, id: diva2:1075538
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What may be learnt in Ethics? Varieties of conceptions of ethical competence to be taught in a compulsory school
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Swedish Research Council, 2014-2030Available from: 2017-02-20 Created: 2017-02-20 Last updated: 2018-06-09Bibliographically approved

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