NAEYC Code Of Ethical Conduct

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Comparisons and Contrasting Points from the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment and the Code of Ethics & Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida and Reflection The comparisons that I found between the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment and the Code of Ethics & Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida both cover provisions for obligations to students, they also have provisions for obligations to the public, and they both have provisions for obligations to the profession of Education in their statements. Both statements main focus is on the educator’s commitment professionally to be for the students and for their development, maintaining…show more content…
It is broken down into Sections, then gives “ideals” and then “principles” giving a further explanation of the ideals. It also provides a Glossary of Terms Related to Ethics and provides a Statement of Commitment at the end. The NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment, in my opinion, is more “people friendly” because it goes into simpler detail about each section. The Code of Ethics & Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida is not as people friendly and does not go into as much detail about each statement. It uses wording that may be a little more difficult for people to understand. The NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment states that it is a position statement of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Code of Ethics & Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida does not state that it is a statement for the Education of Young Children. This statement is covers all students and professional educators in Florida and does not specifically target any particular age group of children as the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment does. Reflective…show more content…
We have a responsibility to these children to be committed to them, to help them achieve to their highest potential and to respect and to support any disabilities or special needs that a child may have. It is very important that we create a safe and healthy environment so that children can grow socially, cognitively and can physically develop. It is also very important that we respect their self-worth and what they can contribute when they are in class every day. It is also vital that we as educators acknowledge and value a child’s culture, language, ethnicity and family structure and that we are able to provide the help they will need to learn English and help them to keep and honor their home language. The Ethical Responsibilities to Family section (2005), family is very important in the development of children and I have to agree that developing a good relationship with

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