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* Sri Lanka to introduce a code of ethics for teachers
Thu, Dec 6, 2012, 01:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena said that the government would take steps to introduce a code of ethics for the teachers.

The Minister said the objective of the code of ethics is to create a teacher's role that is dedicated for teaching the students.

He further said that a circular with the code of ethics, rules and regulations would be issued soon.

The national committee appointed by the Ministry for formulating a new Education Bill also highlighted the need for a code of conduct for teachers.

Currently, teachers are subjected only to the establishment code which is common for all public employees. The code of ethics is expected to safeguard the students' rights and to enhance the efficiency of the teaching service.



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