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The Ethics of Competition in Education and Competitive Exams

Kishan, Eliza and de los Angeles Delgado Alvarez, Maria and Allen, Johnathan (2023) The Ethics of Competition in Education and Competitive Exams. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Education is a significant part of the development of an individual, and has been considered
an important offering for the development of the child into a productive member of society. In the
transition from high school to university, in most localities, are competitive exams, necessary to
rank highly in or pass in order to attend high-quality universities in the countries, usually, as the
name may suggest, with competition. In this paper, a discussion will be had as to the ethics of
competition in education and competitive exams, and whether the effects this competition heralds
is also ethical. This paper will examine the ethics of two specific exams as well, the JEE in India
and the EVAU in Spain as examples of competitive exams and to explore the potential unethicality
of these exams


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Item Type: Preprint
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Kishan, Elizakishan.eliza.official@gmail.com0000-0001-7702-1676
de los Angeles Delgado Alvarez, Mariawmariadelgado@gmail.com0000-0003-3659-5395
Allen, JohnathanJohnathanRusselA@proton.me
Keywords: Education, ethics of education, ethics, practical ethics, ethics of competition, explanation of ethics of competition
Subjects: General Issues > Ethical Issues
General Issues > Explanation
General Issues > Science Education
Depositing User: Ms Eliza Kishan
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2023 18:59
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2023 18:59
Item ID: 21781
Subjects: General Issues > Ethical Issues
General Issues > Explanation
General Issues > Science Education
Date: 21 January 2023
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/21781

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