TSC code of conduct. The commission has established a code of conduct so as teachers may be guided by it. The code of conduct points the expected standards of the behavior of teachers and their professionalism that they (teachers) need to take note of. They include;
1. Integrity and professionalism
Educators are expected to be people of high integrity, to be honest and professional in the way they conduct themselves inside and outside education institutions since smooth operations of the institution depends on them. They are also supposed to appear as role models to their learners and maintain both trust and respect from bith their learners, parents and colleagues at work.
2. Respect and fairness
Educators are supposed to maintain respect and fairness while serving anybody irrespective of their background, ability or situations. Teachers have a role if creating an inclusive environment for learning so that their learners can feel valued and supported.
3. Quality teaching
Teachers should always work hard towards providing their students with quality education. This can be achieved by use of the required teaching methods and resources. Teachers are supposed to prepare well, deliver lessons that are engaging and also access their learners regularly. This is an important factor since it helps teachers to get posted on the progress of their learners academically.
4. Professional development
Teachers are supposed to continuously engage in professional development so as to enhance their knowledge levels, their skills and also their practices of teaching. Teachers also need to stay updated with the most recent researches and best education practices and seek chances for growth and learning.
Educators are supposed to maintain confidentiality regarding any information received that is personal and sensitive. Teachers should at no cost disclose this information either for their personal gain or with intentions of harming the individual.
6. Ethical behavior
Teachers are required to maintain a very high standard of ethical behavior fleeing from any firms of discrimination, harrasment or exploitation. Teachers are expected to follow all the laws and regulations tat are set to govern the teaching profession and also to act in the best interest of their learners.
7. Professional relationships
Teachers are expected to establish a relationship that is professional and appropriate both with their students, parents and colleagues by maintaining their boundaries and avoiding any form of conflict of interest that may arise. Teachers are therefore not expected to involve themselves in any behavior that can tamper with their professional judgement or create a perception of impropriety.
8. Personal conduct
Either inside or outside school, educators are expected to potray an image that is always positive and professional. They have to avoid any activities that may attract discredit to their profession. Any activities that undermine their effectiveness as educators in various education institutions should be avoided as well.
9. Compliance with policies and procedures
Teachers are supposed to constantly adhere to the TSC policies, procedures and guidelines as established by the TSC, educational institutions and other relevant authorities. Teachers need to have these policies at their fingertips and comply to them.
10. Reporting misconduct
Teachers are entitled to the task of reporting any misconduct or unethical behaviors that are witnessed in schools. Their cooperation should therefore be key in any investigation and provide information that is accurate and trustworthy.
Educators across the country are expected to abide by the TSC code of conduct all through their time of service in the teaching profession.