The Humber College Code of Ethics outlines the principles and values that guide the conduct of all employees of the College and honours the preservation and protection of fundamental human rights.

Underlying the code is a belief that each employee has a right to dignity and respect.

By supporting and abiding by this Code, the employees of Humber College will demonstrate by their behaviour that they have concern for students, other employees, and the community at large.

CODE

We support the following principles:

1.0 Fairness

In our relationships with others, we strive to be fair and just in our decisions and actions. To provide fair and just treatment, we carefully weigh the circumstances and variables linked with any decision and make the best attempt to be consistent and equitable.

Some of the values emanating from this principle are that:

2.0 Honesty

We can achieve an open working and learning environment when we feel secure enough to provide honest commentary about the operation and management of the organization. From our work in the classroom to the delivery of administrative and support services, we strive to encourage an honest climate which serves the interests of the institution and protects the well-being of all individuals.

Some of the values emanating from this principle are that:

3.0 Professional Integrity

In educating students, we strive to act in their best interests. As a community dedicated to providing education, we demonstrate professional integrity and exemplary behaviour in all that we do in and for the College.

Some of the values emanating from this principle are that:

4.0 Respect

We demonstrate a high regard for the rights and opinions of others. It is our responsibility to establish a climate of mutual respect; to protect the rights and freedoms of others; and to be discreet in dealing with confidential matters.

Some of the values emanating from this principle are that:

5.0 Trust

A healthy organization is built on trust. The development of trust relies on our ability to recognize threats to the psychological and/or physical safety of others and to eliminate these threats by treating others equitably, fairly, and in a non-exploitive manner. We strive to provide a secure learning and work environment.

Some of the values emanating from this principle are that:

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