IAESB Publishes Ethics Education Paper, Proposes IT Guidance for Professional Accountants

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The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB), an independent standards-setting body within the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), has published two documents you might want to read.

The first is a new information paper titled Approaches to the Development and Maintenance of Professional Values, Ethics and Attitudes in Accounting Education Programs. The result of a research project examining ethics education in the accounting profession worldwide, the paper is designed to stimulate discussion and debate on the subject of ethics education. It also will serve as the basis for the development of International Education Practice Statement (IEPS) 4.1 on this same topic. An Ethics Education Toolkit is also in the works.

To download the publication for free, visit the IFAC website at www.ifac.org/store and click on Education on the left-hand side of the page. Scroll down the list of items until you see Information Papers, and click on the title.

IT Guidance

The second document is an IEPS exposure draft titled Information Technology for Professional Accountants. …