Human Values and Professional EthicsValue Education through Self Exploration 18th July,2013 Presenters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Dorji Thinlay, Director, Department B Sherub Tharchen, ALO Dendup Wangmo, AIPO Sangay Bidha, AIPO Dil Maya Chhetri, AIPO Ugyen Dema, ACO Sangay Lhamo, AIPO Human values and professional ethics…. What are your goals? Do you know what you really want? In whatever you have done so far, did you decide these things for yourself, or were you merely acting under external influence??? Have you ever explore or asked these questions to yourself before attending this session? The course is an attempt to integrate all the aspects of our life into a single whole and equip us with a capability to find answers to the above questions In short…. It is the process of knowing or understanding oneself inorder to understand the outer world Contents of the presentation… •Need for value education and the role of education in holistic development •Self exploration as a process for value education •Identification of basic human aspiration-continuous happiness and prosperity •Programs to fulfill these aspirations •Understanding the harmony at four levels: self, family, society and nature •Understanding Existence as Co-existence Questions restricted Whatever we present here is just a proposal One has to verify on the basis of your own right Why value education…?? The ultimate desire of human being To be happy and prosperous at all times State of society today.. •Science enabled us to understand physical reality around us •Technology continues to offer us conveniences in increasingly newer way-made tremendous advancement and innovations Are we satisfied with the state of affairs today.. ? We are still faced with serious problems at various levels… Lack of clarity on life goals, contradiction and stress at individual level Lack of mutual understanding, mistrust, insecurity at the level of human relationship in family Communal conflict, exploitation, corruption and violence in society Environmental degradation, resource depletion at the level of nature What exactly is amiss here? OR where then, lies the solution??? Understanding of Values- correct identification of what is really valuable to a human being??? Education :Holistic development Role of education in holistic development…. What is the Role of Education...?? The role of education is to facilitate the development of the competence to live with Definite Human Conduct All units around us exhibit definite conduct... except human being Trees, Plants... Cow.... Conduct is based on their seed Conduct is based on their breed Human Beings Conduct is based on their education-sanskar Does the current education system promote these?? Increase in inhuman conduct with increase of education today Why?? Just getting through and making a career, getting good job, power etc- the overall purpose of today’s education Definite Human Conduct 1. Right understanding in self 2. Right relationship with other human beings 3. Right acquirement of physical facility Are we able to ensure this Education? If we want to provide such education, what would be the basic requirements? How can we ensure a fulfilling life through the process of value education??? Process…Self Exploration It is a dialogue between “what you are” and “what you want to be” Content: how to start exploring the self... 1. Desire: what is my basic aspiration? 2. Program: what is the process to fulfil this aspiration? Process…Self exploration Whatever is said is a proposal Do not accept it as it is, or assume it to be true Verify it on your own right- verify the proposals on the basis of your natural acceptance Natural Acceptance….??? Is present in each one of us. It is something which acceptable to us in natural manner Is intact and invariant/universal Process…Self Exploration Proposal Live according to the proposal (experiential validation) Verify on the basis of your natural acceptance Realization and understanding Mutual happiness Mutual prosperity How can we assure mutual happiness and prosperity in continuity…???