Inaugural Ceremony & Seminar on Professional Ethics

Ethics Committee of Mar Elias College, Kottappady in collaboration with IQAC organized the Inaugural ceremony and conducted a Seminar on “Professional Ethics” for staff members on 4th February 2022 at the College Auditorium from 9.30am to 1.00 pm. This Seminar aimed at setting standards of what’s acceptable and what’s not, therefore protecting the interest of both teachers as well as non teaching staffs and students.  Mr. Saneesh Thampan, Coordinator of Ethics Committee, welcomed the guests, while Mrs. Sumi. S. Nair, Joint Coordinator of IQAC, Mar Elias College presided over the event. Dr. P.K. Sudarshanan delivered the inaugural addresss. Dr.Viji K Ramakrishnan, Educational Psychologist and Professional Counsellor, was the resource person. The programme progressed with the inaugural Ceremony at 10:15 am by all dignitaries. The formal inaugural event winded up with a Vote of Thanks proposed by Mrs. Rincy Elizabeth Sam, Convenor of Ethics Committee.

The focus of the seminar session was to outline teachers' qualities and primary responsibilities to their students and defines their role in a student's life. Educators must demonstrate impartiality, integrity, and ethical behavior in the classroom, whether virtual or in-person and in their conduct with parents and coworkers. Professional ethics is important in educational institutions because it dictates to professionals a series of rules related to the way professional acts towards the people with whom he/she relates professionally. From a philosophical point of view, ethics has to do with morality and with the way people act in the sense of goodness or badness. The participants expressed satisfaction and happiness on the session in terms of the inputs they received. The session ended by 1pm.