Suppose you are a headmaster of a government higher secondary school where there is a student of class X who is diagnosed with AIDS. The children in the class discriminate him on various grounds and you have also been getting calls from the parents of other students in the class that they are against the continuance of his studies with their children. You call the parents of the AIDS affected student and tell his parents about the same and that you are under pressure from other parents to expel their child from school. What will be the right course for you on ethical and professional grounds? Evaluate the following options and suggest which course of action would you take along with justification. (1)Rusticate the student. (2)Let the student continue his studies and make separate sitting arrangements for him. (3) Keep the student as usual in the classroom and make efforts to convince the students and their parents that AIDS in not contagious. If some of them are not convinced, you ask them to seek admission elsewhere rather than expelling the AIDS affected student. (250 words)

The headmaster of the school is not only a civil servant but a role model in the vicinity. Teaching and grooming the impressionable young boys is his service and a mission. He should leave an indelible mark in the minds of young boys about moral values such as helping the disabled and diseased and standing … Continue reading Suppose you are a headmaster of a government higher secondary school where there is a student of class X who is diagnosed with AIDS. The children in the class discriminate him on various grounds and you have also been getting calls from the parents of other students in the class that they are against the continuance of his studies with their children. You call the parents of the AIDS affected student and tell his parents about the same and that you are under pressure from other parents to expel their child from school. What will be the right course for you on ethical and professional grounds? Evaluate the following options and suggest which course of action would you take along with justification. (1)Rusticate the student. (2)Let the student continue his studies and make separate sitting arrangements for him. (3) Keep the student as usual in the classroom and make efforts to convince the students and their parents that AIDS in not contagious. If some of them are not convinced, you ask them to seek admission elsewhere rather than expelling the AIDS affected student. (250 words)