Audit professionals are valued members of society and are expected to be both skilled and ethical in their decision-making. The role of the auditor ... Show synopsis Audit professionals are valued members of society and are expected to be both skilled and ethical in their decision-making. The role of the auditor extends far beyond that of counting beans by demanding a social and political awareness, a technical knowledge, ethical principles and relationship skills. In addition, due to the team-oriented nature of the audit approach, auditors require strong team-building and interpersonal skills. This book offers expert descriptions of, and insights into, how such skills and responsibilities can be inculcated in tertiary education environments. Unlike other books which focus on auditing as a technical process, the proposed book examines auditing from a teaching and learning perspective. The book's contents come from authoritative sources and provide insights into an audit education which is embedded in accounting practice. The book's descriptions of these insights into improving education for future audit professionals may allow the introduction of new and challenging fields of enquiry. Educators, university managers, university assessment bodies (e.g., AACSB, EQUIS, etc.), and accounting professional bodies seeking to ensure their members possess acceptable levels of attainment for admission and continued membership will all find this book of interest This book was originally published as a special issue of Accounting Education: An International Journal.