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Achievement objective 7-4: Issues

Students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience to:

  • apply ethical guidelines to psychological practice. 

Possible contexts

Possible contexts include the following:

  • Is it OK to deceive people in an experiment if the results will help society?
  • Is psychological knowledge used to dominate others?

Assessment for qualifications

Learning in relation to this objective can be assessed using psychology unit standards or relevant achievement standards from other subjects or learning areas. The standards selected should connect with a holistic learning programme that meets the needs of your students. Possible standards include:

  • 91848 Psychology – Examine ethical issues in psychological practice 

Please ensure that you are using the correct version of the standards by going to the NZQA website.

Last updated November 16, 2017