Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(10B), pp. 5 - 10
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071802
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Moral Basics of Teaching: Vital Issues and Pitfalls

Natalia Maklakova 1,*, Evgeniy A. T. Kharitonov 1, Elena Besedina 2, Ivan Maklakov 3
1 Kazan Federal University, Russia
2 Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI", Russia
3 Kazan Cooperative Institute, Russia


This study presents the results of a research into ethical foundations as a backbone element of teaching process. In order to obtain a more complete picture in this regard, this work follows three main directions. Firstly, basic documents regulating legal aspects of the issue are examined to find out if the modern Russian school is provided with relevant regulations; secondly, a survey is conducted along with subsequent clarifying interviews of 55 secondary school teachers of Kazan as well as 65 senior students of pedagogical departments of Kazan Federal University. The findings show a gap between growing demands for teachers’ ethical qualities and behaviors on the one hand, and existing schooling practices on the other hand. Furthermore, the research analyzes the nature and the reasons of the gap and suggests ways to overcome this discrepancy.

Student, Learning, Teacher, Education, School, Pedagogical Ethics, Moral Values

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Natalia Maklakova , Evgeniy A. T. Kharitonov , Elena Besedina , Ivan Maklakov . "Moral Basics of Teaching: Vital Issues and Pitfalls." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.10B (2019) 5 - 10. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071802.