Professional Conduct Policy

Date came into force or revised

Effective January 9, 2012

Status

Current

Policy statement

All certificate holders in BC must meet and maintain a defined standards for professional conduct and competence, and will be held accountable if those standards are not upheld.

Rationale or purpose of policy

The public entrusts its children to members of the teaching profession, who must follow provincial standards for professional conduct and competence. These standards support the public’s confidence in the teaching profession and the school system and help protect students from educators who abuse their positions of trust and authority.

Authority

Policy in full

http://www.bcteacherregulation.ca/ProfessionalConduct/ProfessionalConductOverview.aspx

Procedures related to policy

The following are links to documents or web pages that set out required procedures for professional conduct and competence:

Useful Contacts

Teacher Regulation Branch (TRB) at 604-731-8170 (Metro Vancouver) or 1 800-555-3684 (within North America), or by email through the feedback form on the TRB website.

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