CTE Task: Cosmetology Ethics Debate


Students will use Kialo, the online debate platform to debate ethical issues in Cosmetology. 


  • Human Services
  • Career Cluster: Human Services 
  • Program of Study: Cosmetology 
  • Course name(s): Cosmetology II 
  • Main topic: ethics, debate 


Cosmetology 2, Std. 1 Collect Codes of Ethics from various cosmetology-related professional organizations and examine areas of commonality. Debate the significance of including standards in these areas. Synthesize principles from the codes investigated to create a personal code of ethics. Clearly define how the code of ethics relates to the culture of a salon and to retaining clients. Explore different salon cultures possible within the cosmetology industry.