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Defining the ethicsand purpose of the ethicsPresented by :Tabassum Ansar Roll-no 4University of GUJRAT
When did code of ethics begin and how did it originate? Ethics is a branch of philosophy concerned with how humans should live, and what should be considered right and wrong. The word originates from the early Greek word "ethos," but the concept is much older, with every society possessing its own code of ethics.
ConIt is clear that ethics could have come into existence only when human beings started to reflect on the best way to live.
What is Ethics? Moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the conducting of an activity. The branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles.The systematic study of what is morally right and wrong.
WHY A CODE OF ETHICS?A code of ethics helps an organization as a "guiding light", enabling its members to make morally sound decisions and deal with situations without any prejudiceThe basic ethical values of honesty, fairness, trustworthiness, respect and tolerance.
Purpose of code of ethics Every organization needs to have a code of ethics that must be followed by students, faculty and staff. The purpose of a code of ethics within an organization is to define acceptable standardsProvide general principles of professional behavior which should be followed by members of the organization.
In other words, a code of conduct outlines for the members of an organization how to become true professionals by applying ethical concepts in everyday.In the final analysis, without an institutional code of ethics, it remains impossible.
The principles for preparing a code of ethics are different from organization to organization due to the nature of job.
The Nature of Islamic Code of EthicsIslam presents a comprehensive way of life. It means some universal fundamental rights for humanity as a whole, which are to be observed in all conditions. Islam provided legal defends along with a very effective moral system. Thus, whatever leads to the welfare of the individual or the society and does not oppose any maxims of the religion is morally good in Islam, and whatever is harmful is morally bad.
The general Islamic ethical guidance consist onIntegrityJustice Cooperation Human RespectCounseling Accountability and Responsibility Islamic ethical standards for academic community are much clear, comprehensive and cover every action of the profession due to the profession of holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
The professional educator deals kindly and justly with each student, and seeks to resolve problems, including discipline, according to law and school plan.The professional educator endeavors to present facts without distortion, biasCode of Ethics of Professional Teachers:
The professional educator fulfills with written local school policies and applicable laws and regulations that are not in conflict with this code of ethics.The professional educator does not intentionally misrepresent official rules of the school or educational organizations, and clearly distinguishes those views from his or her own personal opinions.The professional educator honestly accounts for all funds committed to his or her charge.
The professional educator does not willfully make false statements about a colleague or the school system.The professional educator does not interfere with a colleague's freedom of choice, and individual professional integrity.The professional educator makes concerted efforts to communicate to parents all information that should be revealed in the interest of the student.The professional educator manifests a positive and active role in school/community relations