Morals are standards of behaviour that a particular society view as right or wrong. It’s in childhood that people start to develop their own sense of what’s right and wrong for the first time, and moral values remain very important throughout a person’s life.
Many aspects of a child’s life influence how they understand morals and develop their own moral values. This includes their cognitive development, how they interact socially, and the role models that they’re exposed to.
As teachers are some of the biggest role models that children have, part of the responsibility of teaching morals falls to them. However, teaching morals is slightly more complicated than teaching an academic subject.
The Responsibility of Teachers as Moral Role Models
Modern research has greatly explored the role of teachers as moral guides, role models, and le
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