New ethical charter elevates UAE education, say school heads

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  • Date: 05-Sep-2022
  • Source: Khaleej Times
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New ethical charter elevates UAE education, say school heads

Principals, teachers are now discussing the Ministry of Education's 10-point Code of Conduct

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Published: Mon 5 Sep 2022, 3:35 PM Last updated: Mon 5 Sep 2022, 3:41 PM

For teachers and school heads in the UAE, the Ministry of Education's new 10-point Code of Conduct is more than an explanatory framework — but a guide to shaping a morally upright generation.

As educators, they hailed how the UAE is working towards elevating education by helping teachers become good role models for the youth.

Lisa Johnson, principal of the American Academy for Girls, Dubai, said: “The review of the Code of Conduct by all staff members at the onset of the school year was an additional opportunity to enhance cultural awareness and understanding of our host country’s values.”

The Code of Conduct, principals say, can help them mould students' values and character in line with the vision of the UAE. It clearly defines acceptable and unacceptable behaviours within the school community.

Rob Commons, principal of Uptown International School, Dubai, said: ”The clear focus on trust, honesty, equality, compassion, tolerance, and respect will support schools in moulding future citizens who are ready to make a meaningful contribution to their societies, both here

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