What is non-professional conduct?
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Examples of Appropriate Behaviour

  • Normal work or achievement evaluations and disciplinary measures taken for valid reasons which are consistent with the Education Act;
  • Physical force or restraint not exceeding that required for the protection of an orderly learning environment, personal safety, the protection of others, or the protection of school property;
  • Compliments which respect an individual's dignity;
  • Patting the back, holding the hand, or hugging to comfort a pupil as appropriate to the situation and the physical or developmental age of the child; and
  • Assisting with toileting or personal care to the extent that a pupil is not able to perform these tasks without assistance.
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