The Role of Teacher as a Moral Agent - A Conceptual Framework for Teachers’ Professional Ethics Development

Teguh Ibrahim, Babang Robandi, Mamat Supriatna, Pupun Nuryani

Abstract

This paper aims to analyze the moral agency theory holistically and discuss implication the development of teachers’ professional conduct education. The research method used is the concept analyzation with generic analyzation design or the integrative review. Research data sources are the result of research articles on moral agency and the development of ethics of teaching profession gathered by documentation studies and reviewed systematically. The results of this research conclude that the concept of teachers as moral agency can be understood as the double condition which covers the teacher as: 1) exemplary figures who perform professional acts ethically; and 2) as moral educators who teach the virtues of prosperity to the students so that they become human being with character. The structure of the moral agency building within the scope of the teaching profession consists of four components, namely: moral sensitivity, moral consideration, moral motivation, and moral action. This paper is expected to provide significant benefits for the development of literature on the theory of teachers’ competency development in the areas of personality, ethics, and morality competency.

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Ibrahim T., Robandi B., Supriatna M. and Nuryani P. (2017). The Role of Teacher as a Moral Agent - A Conceptual Framework for Teachers’ Professional Ethics Development.In 1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 1: ICES, ISBN 978-989-758-314-8, pages 268-276. DOI: 10.5220/0007039502680276


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ices17,
author={Teguh Ibrahim and Babang Robandi and Mamat Supriatna and Pupun Nuryani},
title={The Role of Teacher as a Moral Agent - A Conceptual Framework for Teachers’ Professional Ethics Development},
booktitle={1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 1: ICES,},
year={2017},
pages={268-276},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007039502680276},
isbn={978-989-758-314-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 1: ICES,
TI - The Role of Teacher as a Moral Agent - A Conceptual Framework for Teachers’ Professional Ethics Development
SN - 978-989-758-314-8
AU - Ibrahim T.
AU - Robandi B.
AU - Supriatna M.
AU - Nuryani P.
PY - 2017
SP - 268
EP - 276
DO - 10.5220/0007039502680276