Avoiding the Pitfalls-
Professional Boundaries: Why Do We Need Them?
As a registered teacher you are expected to be a professional. What does this mean? Understanding professional boundaries and expectations in a changing work environment which is often driven by society’s expectations is important in keeping yourself safe. This course explores what happens when things go wrong, what as a profession we have learnt and what we can do to keep ourselves professionally safe.
Part One includes:
Teaching Is a Profession- What does this mean?
Our Code, Our Standards- What does good practice look like?
NZ Teachers Disciplinary Tribunal – What have we learnt as a profession?
What is a Professional Boundary? Why do we need them?
Who is responsible for maintaining this Boundary?
What happens when a Boundary is breached?
Session Two includes:
Keeping Ourselves Safe Professionally
Dealing with Social Media
Dealing with Unprofessional Behaviour
Establishing your own Professional Boundaries