Strand 7: Partnership working
The concepts to be addressed have international relevance as student participation in teacher-led research occurs in all settings where the academic is evaluating or exploring teaching practice and are utilising their own students for this purpose. While ethical principles are not necessarily universally accepted, many of the above concepts and principles have international relevance. Furthermore, many countries have their own examples of unethical research and its devastating consequences for participants. In light of international agreements on research of human subjects there is significant international relevance for debating the use of students in classroom based research settings.