UNPROFESSIONAL PRACTICES EVERY TEACHER SHOULD AVOID.-
Making and receiving phone calls during instructional hours.-
Giving Punishments that deprives learners from taking part in lessons.-Boycotting lessons/ leaving the class due to a student’s misbehavior.
Allowing students to mark attendance register.-
Allowing students to mark exercises.-Giving texbook/notebook to students to copy on the board for their colleagues.
Reading contents verbatim from texbook to pupils.- Sending pupils on errands during instructional hours.-
Giving items to pupils to sell in the school.- Taking in alcohol and other similar substances before coming to school.- Engaging in unhealthy relationship with your students.-
Working lotto or engaging in sports betting during instructional hours.- Discriminating against a student due to personal reasons. Be it misbehavior, tribal, religious or political affiliation.-
Doing politics in the school or in the classroom.- Indoctrination/ forcing your religion on your students.-
Quarrelling /Fighting with students or colleague teachers. It doesn’t show maturity.-Unnecesary borrowing from students and colleagues.-
Being too free with your pupils and often engaging in unhealthy conversation with pupils.- Finally, borrowing money from your students.Teaching is a noble profession and displaying professionalism is key to keeping the standard.Hon.