"Right to do, Right things to do"
Annai Therasa Arts and Science college refer the human values which are at the core of being human. The values which are considered basic inherent values in humans include truth, honesty, loyalty, love, peace, etc. because they bring out the fundamental goodness of human beings and society at large.
Importance of Human Values
- Provides understanding of the attitudes, motivation and behaviors
- Influences our perception of the world around us
- Represents interpretation of “right and wrong”
- Provides a way to understand humans and organization
The five human values which are expected in all human beings, irrespective of whether they are employed or not in whichever profession or service, are:
- Right Conduct - Contains values like self-help skills (modesty, self-reliance, hygiene etc.), social skills (good behavior, good manners, environment awareness etc.), ethical skills (courage, efficiency, initiative, punctuality etc.) and Ownership.
- Peace - Contains values like equality, focus, humility, optimism, patience, self-confidence, self control, self-esteem etc.
- Truth - Contains values like accuracy, fairness, honesty, justice, quest for knowledge, determination etc.
- Peaceful co-existence - Contains values like psychological (benevolence, compassion, consideration, morality, forgiveness etc.) and social (brotherhood, equality, perseverance, respect for others, environmental awareness etc.)
- Discipline - Contains values like regulation, direction, order etc..
Core Values of ATASC
- Student Focus
- Strong Ethics
- Striving For Excellence
- Social Development
- Respect For All
Code of Professional Ethics
Professional ethics are principles that govern the behavior of a person or group in a business environment. Like values, professional ethics provide rules on how a person should act towards other people and institutions in such an environment. Professional ethics may be understood as professionally acknowledged measures of individual and business conduct, values and guiding principles. Professional ethics is nothing but a code of conduct applicable to different professions and is set up by the expert members of such profession or professional organizations.
TEACHERS AND THE STUDENTS
- Respect the right and dignity of the student in expressing his/her opinion,
- Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their religion, caste, political economic, social and physical characteristics.
- Re-organise the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs.
- Encourage students to improve their attainments, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare.
- Inculcate among students scientific outlook and respect for physical labour and ideals of democracy, patriotism and peace.
- Be affectionate to the students and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason.
- Pay attention to only the attainment of the student in the assessment of merit.
- Make themselves available to the students even beyond their class hours and help and guide students without any remuneration or reward.
- Aid students to develop an understanding of our national heritage and national goals,
- Refrain from inciting students against other students, colleagues or administration.
Teachers and their Responsibility
Whoever adopts teaching as a profession assumes the obligation to conduct himself / herself in accordance with the ideal of the profession. A teacher is constantly under the scrutiny of his / her students and the society at large. Therefore, every teacher should see that there is no incompatibility between his precepts and practice. The national ideals of education which have already been set forth and which he/she should seek to inculcate among students must be his/her own ideals. The profession further requires that the teachers should be calm, patient and communicative by temperament and amiable in disposition.
- Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct and demeanour expected of them by the community.
- Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession.
- Seek to make professional growth continuous through study and research.
- Express free and frank opinion by participation at professional meetings, seminars, conferences etc., towards the contribution of knowledge,
- Maintain active membership of professional organisations and strive to improve education and profession through them.
- Perform their duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical, seminar and research work conscientiously and with dedication.
- Co-operate and assist in carrying out functions relating to the educational responsibilities of the college and the university such as assisting in appraising applications for admission, advising and counselling students as well as assisting the conduct of university and college examinations, including supervision, invigilation and evaluation,
- Participate in extension, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities including community service