Code of Professional Ethics

Code of Professional Ethics for the Tasmanian teaching profession

As a registered teacher, you have been determined to be a person with appropriate qualifications, who is competent, of good character, and fit to be a teacher. You are expected to satisfy a standard of behaviour that is generally expected of a teacher.
The Board has developed a Code of Professional Ethics for the Tasmanian teaching profession. The Code describes the ethical commitments, practices, and aspirations that underpin the teaching profession in Tasmania.
As a registered teacher, the Board expects that you will adhere to the principles contained in the Code.