Based on the ethical principles identified in previous volumes of the ETINED series, this study provides an overview of the current situation in Europe regarding the use, implementation and impact of codes of conduct for school teachers.
Further to the clear political commitment made by the European Ministers of Education at the Helsinki Ministerial Conference in April 2013, the Council of Europe launched its Platform on Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education, ETINED.
There is today general recognition of the adverse effects of unethical behaviour in the field of education at all levels and in all countries. While the main stakeholders agree on the need to combat corruption in education, there are diverging.
Based on detailed research in various publications, studies, codes of conduct and standards, this volume is intended as a guide to understanding the principles to be applied by education players to promote ethical behaviour, transparency and integrity in education.
This Manual provides a brief overview of the key principles and concepts of integrity risk management and integrity planning, and highlights the process of planning, developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing integrity plans.
The case study introduces a brief analysis and reflections on anti-corruption educational activities carried out in Lithuania by the Modern Didactics Center, an educational NGO, in cooperation with national and international partners during the period of 2002-2008.