They believe that education is very beneficial and important for the affiliation of society. If an institution exists then there must be a positive reason for it. The Functionalist perspective of education looks at education as a training system for students so they are given their appropriate place in society. However, Marxists believe that education teaches us the norms and values of the
Ethics Matters Managing Ethical Issues in Higher Education PROF. FORAM A. PATEL Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, (Department of Applied Scienece and Humanities) Vasad, Gujarat (India) Introduction Higher education is a public as well as a private good and ethical awareness and practice does and should inform everything our institutions are and do. An institution that is consciously and deliberately ethically aware will play a valuable role in pursuing wider community and societal aims. Our staff and students should be enabled to handle the range of ethical dilemmas they will face in an increasingly multicultural society with global dimensions. Higher education should be regarded as an inherently valuable activity that sets out to benefit society. The National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education in 1997 stated “we believe that the aim of higher education should be to sustain a learning society”1.
It is an idea which focuses on better future for the people. The important characteristics of utopias are peaceful government, equality among the citizens, accessing education, health care, employment and enabling safest environment. The visions provided by the utopia have greatly affected the rise of several political movements in modern
Ray (2013), the President of Oregon State University, “the liberal arts are critical to the success in every economic sector” (Ray, 2013). While careers in STEM are vital to the function of our society, there is clear evidence that having a good background in the arts can assist any career that you chose to pursue. Skills such as teamwork, cultural sensitivity, demographics and differences in political or socioeconomic perspectives provide a strong grounding for interpersonal communication. The importance of incorporating these fields of study into our society is so that we don’t forget our ethic grounding, and be able to think critically and wisely when proposing solutions to world problems. The irony of it all is that the liberal arts were stressed in times of antiquity so that people could actively contribute meaningful merit to society; the study of the humanities, astronomy, science and math were all incorporated to make a well-rounded person and that is the same purpose of the liberal arts today.
Society greatly impacts an individual’s identity. I think it is crucial to keep this in mind when we make decisions both as an individual and as a society. We are privileged to live in such a free society but we need to take in account that these freedoms impact every individual. With a society full of many positive and confident identities, we can accomplish great
New technologies are not only improving the way of teaching and learning, but they are also ameliorating the effectiveness and security of university campuses. A campus can be traditionally considered y as (Kwok, 2015) a piece of land on which buildings of an educational establishment are constructed. There are libraries, classrooms, residential halls, student centers, dining halls, and recreation areas. Intelligent technologies can be applied to many administrative areas of the campus such as energy management, operations management and security management in order to facilitate communication between students and professors, increase efficiency and provide a better security. The intelligent campus is “intelligent” because it increases the
It’s very important to teach and be around people who promote us to understand our identity and know who we are. The importance of personal identity awareness is very important to own personal identity and those around us. I believe that perception of personal Identity is very important. Knowing who we are and accepting ourselves and other individuals I believe can help us all become better people in and live the best life we can live. Being aware of our-selves and our surroundings and community can leads to have positive experiences in society.
• PRIDE: The staff, students, alumni and key stakeholders who are proud of the impact and celebrate the diversity of the scholarly community. • RESPECT: The university acknowledges the responsibility to cultivate sustainable working and learning environments that embody and promote equality of opportunity amongst communities, both within and outside the
This also evident from above discussion that ethical leadership is also crucial in developing the ethical culture within an organization. The employee performance can also incredibly increased by ethical and moral behavior in a workplace that practice good ethics. Finally, the overall performance of an organization in term of its financial outcomes is also benefited from the ethic practice. The case study of L’Oreal also provides a good example of all
Thus, revealing the primary role to serve those who comprise the organization; be it regulation of policies, regulation of businesses, environmental protection, security, and prosperity of its constituencies. There is an abundant amount of services the government provides for the betterment of society in which it is
The federal government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to reach ambitious stated in international agreements and lead the world towards a low-carbon, climate resilient economy. Particularly, for helping more people to adapt the climate change in the world, the government will deliver on Canada’s international climate-finance commitment of $2.65 billion by 2020. This actions could help support the poorest and most vulnerable countries to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change, and help achieve sustained emissions reductions in developing countries. Besides, the government also explores tools related to acquiring internationally transferred mitigation outcomes under the Paris Agreement and engages international partners to ensure that trade rules support climate
Social work is a professional and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and enhance wellbeing of individuals, families, couples, groups, and communities through research, policy planning, community development, direct practice, crisis intervention, ensuring social welfare and security for those affected by social disadvantages such as poverty, psychosocial care to mentally and physically disabled, and raising voices against social injustice for social reforms, including social actions against violations of civil liberties and human rights. It is a progressive profession where one can be actively engaged in helping others to help themselves. It is a profession that deals with various problems and issues systematically