ACADEMIC HONESTY IN K-12 EDUCATION: THE CASE OF THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

Maripé Menéndez, Javier M. Valle

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HONESTIDAD ACADÉMICA DESDE LA EDUCACIÓN INFANTIL AL BACHILLERATO: EL CASO DEL BACHILLERATO INTERNACIONAL

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Estamos desconcertados con los informes y las noticias relacionas con malas conductas en todos los niveles de la sociedad. La honestidad académica ya no es sólo propiedad de los académicos sino un valor de todas las sociedades del mundo y un espejo amplificador de la ética en el trabajo. Los sistemas educativos tienen la responsabilidad de integrar principios de honestidad académica en el centro de sus diseños curriculares; así las futuras generaciones entenderán la auténtica construcción del significado y del aprendizaje y cómo avanzar y crear conocimiento. El Bachillerato Internacional (en adelante, IB) es un ejemplo de un sistema educativo que ha integrado la honestidad académica a través de sus normas y sus prácticas y a través del perfil de su comunidad de aprendizaje que son compartidos por sus colegios IB de todo el mundo. Adoptando un método de investigación histórico-documental, este artículo pretende estudiar cómo el Bachillerato Internacional promueve la honestidad académica desde la educación infantil al bachillerato.

Palabras clave: Honestidad, Bachillerato Internacional, alumno, ética, deshonestidad, mala conducta


ACADEMIC HONESTY IN K-12 EDUCATION: THE CASE OF THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

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We are disconcerted at reports and news regarding misconduct at all levels in society. Academic honesty is no longer the sole property of academicians but a value of all societies in the world and a magnifying mirror of work ethics. Educational systems have the responsibility to embed academic honesty principles at the core of their curriculum design so future generations understand the authentic construction of meaning and learning and how to advance and create knowledge. The International Baccalaureate is an example of an educational system that has embedded academic honesty through its standards and practices and through the IB learner profile which are shared by IB World Schools all around the world. Adapting a history and documentary research approach, this paper aims to study how the International Baccalaureate promotes academic honesty at K-12 education.

Key Words: Honesty, International Baccalaureate, learner, ethic, dishonesty, misconduct

 

 


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