Secondary school prizes
Elena Cortina Sugrañes of Escuela Puigcerver for "Paul and ‘the Tree of Memories'. Bioethics and death".
09 November 2016
This study starts by considering the meaning of ethics and bioethics, and their application to medical care. It then goes on to analyze the concept of death, its causes and how children cope with it. Next, it discusses euthanasia, its application in different countries, and the role of living wills or advance directives documents (ADD). Finally, the study includes a practical section consisting of an activity on bioethics for secondary pupils and an activity for use in the discussing the topic of death with primary pupils.