A code of ethics is a set of values and principles that guide the behavior of members of a profession. In early care and education, there are codes of ethics developed by various national organizations. In this course, we will describe your responsibilities in applying the Code of Ethical Conduct of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Course Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Describe what professional ethics are concerned with
- Identify steps involved in solving ethical dilemmas
- Give an example of an ethical dilemma