Moral Competence

is the ability to cope with problems and conflicts on the basis of moral principles through deliberation and discussion, instead of using violence, deceit and coercion.
Moral principles are those rules and maxims which we can wish to be valid for everybody.

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"Highly recommended."

Pre-publication of
- Introduction

- Chapter 4 (MCT)

Moral Competence Test (MCT)

Konstanz Method of Dilemma-Discussion (KMDD)®

Evaluation in Education / ITSE


MCT & KMDD blog



Associations & Conferences


Diane Ravitch's blog

Susana Frisancho's blog

More Links



KMDD Workshop-Seminars: "How to Teach Morality."*

Symposia and Lectures

blue July 24-28, 2017.
"Democracy Requires Moral Competence Education," University of California at Irvine, USA. In preparation.

blue July 31st-Aug. 4th, 2017.
At the University of Monterrey, Mexico. In preparation.

blue Sept 26-29, 2017.
At the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland. more

blue Mai 21-25, 2018 (Pfingstferien).
In Konstanz (deutsch).

Interessenten bitte bis 31. Dez. 2017 voranmelden: georg.lind[ät]

Past Workshops

blue 1. - 5. Aug. 2016, Konstanz.

blue 2.- 5. Feb. , 2016, Istanbul.

* Please register as early as possible to get all the information.
Please note that the first day of the workshop-seminar is open to all and free of charge.
Inquire here: (georg[dot]Lind[ät]uni-konstanz[dot]de)

blue June 21, 2017, 20 Uhr.
"Diskussionstheater" in der Frauenkirche Dresden.

blue June 30, 2017. (Registration until May 15, 17)
"What Does it Take to Educate Teacher-Trainers in the Field of Moral Competence?", Colloquium, Konstanz.

blue Sept 15, 2017.
"How to Get to Europe: The Moral Competence Way." Cespec's Summer School, Cuneo, Italy.

blue Sept 29-30, 2017.
“Moral competence: A brand new research topic in cognitive psychology, ethics and law”, AMU University, Poznan, Poland.
Call for papers and registration.

...Past events

blue May 11, 2017, 18 Uhr.
"Der gute Mensch von Sezuan: Vom epischen Theater zum Diskussions-Theater." Spiegelsaal des Stadttheaters Konstanz.

lind 2017
Ewa Nowak, Dawn Schrader & Boris Zizek, eds.: Educating Competencies for Democracy. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Georg Lind: Moralerziehung auf den Punkt gebracht. [Moral Education in a Nutshell.] Schwalbach: Debus Pädagogik. Georg Lind: La moral puede ensenarse. Mexico: trillas
Mail order: trillas

Georg Lind, Hans A. Hartmann & R. Wakenhut, eds.: Moral Judgment and Social Education. Edison, NJ: Transaction Publisher.Also available as Google Books

Kay Hemmerling: Morality Behind Bars. An Intervention Study on Fostering Moral Competence in Prisoners as a New Approach to Social Rehabilitation. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

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