UAE sets ‘Code of Conduct’ for all teachers, school staff

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Dubai: The Ministry of Education on Sunday took to social media to announce a ‘Code of Conduct’ for all professionals in the education sector.

The 10 points mostly emphasise and reaffirm adherence to the norms of UAE society and respect for Emirati culture and Islam.

The code also calls for championing tolerance and accepting diversity in religion, ethnicity and culture.

The list calls for committing to safeguard against bullying, neglect, invasion of privacy and violence.

The document aims to guide towards building an institutional culture based on the best ethical standards in the educational environment in the UAE, the Minister of Education, Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, tweeted.

In a statement, he said: “We are proud of our educational professions and we are keen to consolidate the values of the UAE society according to the directives of the wise leadership.”