Teacher Wellness and Ethics, seriously?

Event Date(s): Sat, 2022/08/27 - 9:30am
Event Location: Online – Zoom
Event Type: BEd Information Session

What does teacher mental health have to do with personal ethics? Doesn’t being worried about always doing the right thing just increase stress and mental health issues?

In this webinar we will uncover some deeper dimensions of personal ethics that generate “calmness and composure of mind” (Matthew Henry). We will be able to reflect on our internal readiness to embrace the Ontario College of Teachers Ethical Standards as a place of grounding us in the midst of change and uncertainty.

Please register for this event to get access to the zoom link.


Rob Foster smiling

C. Robert Foster

Assistant Professor of Education, Coordinator of FSL Programs and Faculty Advisor

Rob Foster, Ed.D., has taught in Tyndale’s Department of Education as an Adjunct Professor since the program was launched in 2008. He has recently retired as Head of Modern Languages in the Durham District School Board and joined the BEd team as Core Faculty.

He received his Doctorate in Philosophy of Education from the University of Toronto in 2006. His doctoral dissertation focused on the ethics of teaching in the classroom and was published as Ethical Teaching: A Case for Dialogical Resistance by LAP Lambert, Köln, Germany in 2009. Rob is passionate about ethical decision-making, teaching strategies for student success, and French as a Second Language.

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