Embedding Ethics in University

What role can organizations like institutions of higher learning play in encouraging ethical behavior?

This was a question that Howard Gardner tackled as a featured speaker at the World Academic Summit in September 2019, organized by Times Higher Education in Zurich.

In a panel discussion on definitions of talent, Gardner pushed for the encouragement of an “ethical or moral society” in a “post-religious world,” and he highlighted the crucial role that educational systems can play in doing so. Drawing on his current research into the nature and purpose of college experiences in the United States, he also stressed the need to create communities of belonging for young people, many of whom are struggling with mental health challenges today.

Read the article in full via Times Higher Education by clicking here.


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