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Ethics Education

Dr. Henk ten Have

Most professionals in bioethics are engaged in ethics education. However, the teaching of teaching does not receive the same scholarly attention as research and policy-making. This project aims to examine and enhance ethics education as a professional activity.


Publications

Henk ten Have: Bioethics education. In: Henk A.M.J. ten Have and Bert Gordijn (eds.): Handbook of Global Bioethics. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht, 2013: 447-466.

Bert Gordijn and Henk ten Have: Future perspectives. In: Henk A.M.J. ten Have and Bert Gordijn (eds.): Handbook of Global Bioethics. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht, 2013: 829-844.

Henk ten Have: An educational perspective. In: Ignacio Carrasco de Paula and Renzo Pegoraro (eds): Faith and human life. Proceedings of the XIX General Assembly of members. Pontifical Academy for Life, Vatican City, Rome, 2013: 87-97. See: http://www.academiavita.org/_articles/412391927-PublicationsPAVProceedings2013.php

Henk ten Have (ed.): Bioethics education in a Global Perspective. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht, 2014, ISBN 978-94-017-9231-8; 221 pages. See: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/applied+ethics/book/978-94-017-9231-8

Henk ten Have: Globalization of bioethics education. In Henk ten Have (ed.): Bioethics education in a Global Perspective. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht, 2014: 1-19.

Henk ten Have: The future of bioethics education. In: Bruno Schlemper, Gerson Zafalon Martins, Thiago Cunha and Fernando Hellmann (eds): Bioetica: Saude, Pesquisa, Educaçao. Conselho Federal de Medicina/Sociedade Brasileira de Bioetica: Brasilia, 2014, volume 2: 307-322.


Presentations

Henk ten Have: "Global challenges in clinical bioethical education". Invited lecture, 8th International Conference on Clinical Ethics & Consultation: Clinical bioethics in Diversity. Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 16-19, 2012.

Henk ten Have: "The UNESCO Core curriculum - the various dimensions of the bioethics teaching tool developed by UNESCO: objectives, syllabus, teaching methods, student materials, assessment". Ethics Conference in cooperation with ORFEUS and University of Zagreb, Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 25, 2013.

Henk ten Have: "Global Bioethics - how to prepare your teaching; and how to teach? Ethics Conference in cooperation with ORFEUS and the University of Zagreb, Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 25, 2013.

Henk ten Have: "The future of bioethics education." 10th Congresso Brasiliero de Bioética. Florianopolis, September 25, 2013. See: http://www.sbbioetica.org.br/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/ANAIS-do-X-Congresso-Brasileiro-de-Bioe%CC%81tica-20131.pdf


Current projects

International Journal of Ethics Education
This new journal will explicitly focus on publishing research and experiences in the teaching of ethics. It will provide a global platform for exchange of research data, theories, experiences, reports and opinions on ethics education in a broad range of areas of applied ethics. Besides the exchange of experiences with ethics education, the journal also addresses general issues with regard to ethics education, such as policy, implementation, international trends, and philosophy of education. Providing a scholarly mechanism for exchange of experiences the journal aims to contribute to enhancing the quality of ethics education around the world.
Editor-in-Chief: Henk ten Have
Publisher: Springer
Website: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/applied+ethics/journal/40889
Start: 2016

International Association for Education in Ethics (IAEE)
Established: April 2011
Secretariat: Center for Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA (Dr Henk ten Have).
Goals: Exchange and analyze experiences with the teaching of ethics in various educational settings; promote the development of knowledge and methods of ethics education; function as a global centre of contact for experts in this field; promote contacts between the members from countries around the world; and enhance and expand the teaching of ethics at national, regional and international levels.
Activities:
- 3rd International Conference on Ethics Education, Natal, Brazil, 22-25 September 2015.
- 4th International Conference on Ethics Education, Logroño, Spain, 25-28 May 2016.
- 5th International Conference on Ethics Education, Mangalore, India, November 2017.
Website: www.ethicsassociation.org