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Offences and Misconducts that can lead to teacher interdiction by TSC

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Offences and Misconducts that can lead to teacher interdiction by TSC

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) in various jurisdictions typically has a set of regulations and codes of conduct that teachers are expected to adhere to. Offences and misconduct that can lead to teacher interdiction (temporary suspension pending investigation) or other disciplinary actions often vary, but here are common examples:

1. Professional Misconduct:

  • Insubordination: Refusal to follow instructions or disrespect towards superiors.
  • Negligence: Failure to fulfill professional duties adequately.
  • Abuse of Authority: Misusing the power and authority vested in the teaching position.
  • Plagiarism or Cheating: Unethical practices related to academic work.

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2. Ethical Violations:

  • Fraud or misrepresentation: Providing false information or documents.
  • Conflicts of Interest: Engaging in activities that conflict with professional responsibilities
  • Bribery or corruption: Accepting or offering bribes or engaging in corrupt practices

3. Criminal Offenses:

  • Criminal Conviction: Conviction of a crime that affects the teacher’s suitability for the profession.
  • Drug or Substance Abuse: Engaging in drug or substance abuse that affects job performance

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4. Inappropriate Conduct:

  • Sexual Harassment or Misconduct: Inappropriate behavior of a sexual nature towards students or colleagues.
  • Discrimination: Treating students or colleagues unfairly based on characteristics like race, gender, or religion.

5. Neglect of Duty:

  • Persistent Absenteeism: Regularly failing to attend work without valid reasons.
  • Failure to Prepare Lessons: Inadequate preparation for classes or failure to provide necessary support to students.

6. Unprofessional Communication:

  • Use of Offensive Language: Engaging in verbal or written communication that is offensive or inappropriate.
  • Social Media Misuse: Improper use of social media that reflects negatively on the teaching profession.

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7. Financial Mismanagement:

  • Embezzlement or Theft: Misappropriation of funds or property belonging to the school or students.
  • Financial Irregularities: Mishandling of school finances

    It’s essential to note that the specific rules and regulations may vary by jurisdiction, and TSCs usually have a formal process for investigating allegations of misconduct. Teachers are typically entitled to due process, including the right to a fair and impartial hearing before any disciplinary action is taken.

    If you’re looking for the most accurate and up-to-date information, it’s advisable to check the specific regulations set by the relevant Teachers Service Commission in your region.

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