The Importance of ethics, values and morals in higher education
Higher education is a complex subject in itself that requires commitment, dedication, love for teaching, professionalism and responsibility in teaching. Education is an exclusive quality of human beings and is an ideal tool to accelerate the well-being and prosperity of the world as a whole; education is a lifelong promoter of the integral development of being. Then what would be the role of the teachers, students, academic programs and institutions to promote the development of education in accordance with the ethical principles and moral values in this technified, globalized, society and with communication available to everyone and immediately and which the principles and values seem to have changed. The work is arduous when adding another task to the teacher exercise which implies developing in the students various values such as loyalty, honesty, social conscience, empathy, responsibility, tolerance and respect among others and at the same time instructing them in the development of the profession and teaching. This is imperative in today’s world where values seem to have been lost.