Civics, ethics & philosophy curriculum

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  A curriculum which acknowledges the social responsibilities of education must present situations where problems are relevant to the problems of living together, and where observation and information are calculated to develop social insight and interest.  

Democracy and Education, John Dewey

Civics, ethics & philosophy curriculum[edit | edit source]

Core topics and competencies[edit | edit source]

Civics[edit | edit source]

  • Collective intelligence
  • Intercultural competence[1]
  • Prevention of problems as a moral obligation
  • Citizenship education[2]
  • Civic duties and responsibilities
  • Basic rights

Ethics[edit | edit source]

  • Categorical imperative
  • Moral priorities and evaluation
  • Mentoring as a moral obligation

Philosophy[edit | edit source]

  • Code of conduct[3]
  • Philosophycracy[4]
  • Higher-order volitions and free will[5]

Further topics[edit | edit source]

Psychology and logic[edit | edit source]

  • Cognitive biases[6]
  • Metacognition
  • Theory[7]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Model of culture (Parent Education Course Writer's Guide, Wikibooks)
  2. Citizenship education (Wikipedia)
  3. Idiocultural competence — personal culture and family culture (Parent Education Course Writer's Guide, Wikibooks)
  4. Philosophycracy (Parent Education Course Writer's Guide, Wikibooks)
  5. Higher-order volitions (Wikipedia)
  6. List of cognitive biases (Assistant teacher course)
  7. Theory Design Lab

See also[edit | edit source]