An Overview of Teacher Ethics and Professionalism at Universities


Julius Tunsaje Tweve

Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College – TUDARCo.

*Corresponding author: Julius Tunsaje Tweve

Published: November 19,2019


A professional is held in high regard because they are more experienced than the client a teacher is among them. To ensure that students' behaviours do not jeopardize their future careers, teachers must understand the activities that present ethical and professional issues and make every effort to educate students about appropriate behavior. For teachers, perhaps the most familiar unethical issue facing students is that of academic dishonesty. Teacher professionalism has relevant significance in education in that it affects the role of the teacher and his or her pedagogy, which in return affects the student’s ability to learn effectively. This paper presents a link of ethics and teacher performance so as to add new ways on how teachers will be imparted with new dimensions to address and enhance professionalism in their day today activities. The paper discusses fundamental features a teacher is required to have in order to enhance teachers performance and quality assurance at large. The paper concludes by providing impact of unethical teacher and recommends on how to alleviate the situation.


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An Overview of Teacher Ethics and Professionalism at Universities

How to cite this paper: Tweve, J.T. (2019). An Overview of Teacher Ethics and Professionalism at Universities. The Educational Review, USA, 3(11), 187-193.