International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Professional Ethics of University Professors A Weakness of Higher Education in Mexico
Rodrigo López Zavala Summary Public universities in Mexico have within their institutional discoursea formative orientation located in the field of ethics of professions. Their organic laws establish that the training of professionals is not to be limited only to the development of technical abilities, but also to contributing to the development of a morality in higher education which allows them to understand the working and social reality, with a tendency to influence, from the knowledge of each disciplinary field. Therefore, university training does not only regard the development of professional competences, but also to social values which prepare their graduates for the construction of a democratic society. This paper has taken Mexican professors from the Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa (Autonomous University of Sinaloa) as the object of analysis, taking into consideration their duty with the formation of youngsters before a society with non-ethical manifestations which affect the harmony and the community civilian nature.

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