Teachers' Code of Conduct and Professional Ethics.

A code of conduct in this context is defined as the behaviour, attitudes, and character exhibited, for example, by anyone within and outside the working environment. The standards of conduct generally required of any member of the Somaliland Ministry of Education would be leadership, integrity, impartiality, fairness, and honesty in matters affected by work and the status of the teaching profession.

The code is classified into minor and serious/major misconducts. Also, penalties prescribed for various acts of misconduct are classified into minor or major penalties.

The misconducts reported by the target groups interviewed (children, teachers, H/teachers, parents/CEC, REOs/DEOs/Supervisors, elders and religious leaders, and Moe high-ranking officials) are divided into two categories:

  1. Serious misconduct
  1. Minor misconduct

Further details are available in an attachment below.