Showfit prides itself on creating a space for students akin to that a of a professional theatre company. In order to best prepare for the working standards of the arts industry, the following habits and behaviours must be formed and maintained throughout all studies


2.1 STUDENT OBLIGATIONS

Respect the dignity, rights and opinions of others

• Students are to demonstrate and maintain the highest ethical standards in all studies

• Students are to remain respectful of cultural, ethnic and religious differences

• Students are are to acknowledge the contributions made by others and promote positive

engagement with all activities

• Students must promote equity and diversity in the workplace

• Students must act against any form of harassment or unlawful discrimination

• Bullying and harassment of any kind, will not be tolerated in or outside the studio walls and will

lead to immediate dismissal of students involved if any breach of this commitment is acted upon

• Students must maintain an environment that is accepting of and tolerant of diversity, and is

free from intimidation, threat, humiliation and harassment

• Students are to demonstrate the highest respect and value to the relationships with all teaching

staff, peers and other faculty members at all times

• Students are to embrace the spirit of co-operation and collaboration

 

2.2 LATENESS

• Ongoing absence or tardiness will not be tolerated, a doctors certificate must be provided to the

Student co-ordinator in any cases a class is missed.

• Any more than three offences of lateness will be addressed by the course co-ordinators, continued

lateness may lead to potential dismissal from the course

• Mobile phones are not to be taken into class, unless advised by a teacher to do so

• Bare feet and footwear such as thongs will not be accepted in class unless it has been previously

instructed by a member of staff

• Any appointments must be attempted to be made outside the hours of Showfit classes (8.30am-3.30pm -

Monday to Friday)

• Failure to provide Medical certificates for missed attendance may lead to your dismissal within the

course by the co-ordinators

 

2.3 STUDENT DISMISSAL & REFUND POLICY

• If for any reason, a student is subject to dismissal from the course, Showfit and or Centrestage

Group pty. ltd. is not held liable for refunds prior to or extending past the period in which the

dismissal has occurred.
 

• If for any reason, a student has chosen to withdraw from the course, Showfit and or Centrestage

Group pty. ltd. is not held liable for refunds prior to or extending past the period in which the

withdrawal has occurred.

 

STAFF: CODE OF ETHICS

All Staff are expected to commit to the following code of standards and ethics

Teachers are expected to abide by the ACT Public Service Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics which

provides both a core set of standards covering the behaviour of staff in dealing with the public and a

minimum set of behaviours expected of the ACTPS and its employees.


3.1 OBLIGATIONS

Teachers and staff are to adhere to the following:

• acting in a manner which promotes confidence in the integrity of the public service and the

profession

• exercising reasonable care and skill

• treating students, parents and colleagues with courtesy and sensitivity to their rights,

duties and aspirations

• protecting students from harm

• being committed to students and their learning

• organising learning to take account of the diverse social, cultural and special learning

needs of their students

• working in partnership with parents and carers

• acting against any form of harassment or unlawful discrimination
 

3.2 Respect the dignity, rights and opinions of others

Teachers respect the dignity, rights and opinions of others by:

• respecting cultural, ethnic and religious differences

• valuing and acknowledging the contributions made by others

• promoting an environment that is accepting of and tolerant of diversity, and is free from

intimidation, threat, humiliation and harassment

• promoting equity and diversity in the workplace
 

3.3 Demonstrate high standards of professional practice

Teachers demonstrate a high standard in teaching and learning by:

• engaging students in their learning

• working to achieve high level outcomes for all students

• providing constructive feedback to colleagues that is considered and helpful

• informing people of their rights and entitlements where appropriate


3.4 Protect students from harm

Teachers protect students from harm by:

• recognising that students have a right to a safe and secure teaching and learning

environment

• reporting any reasonable suspicion of harm caused to students

• supporting students who have been harmed

• refraining from conduct that could assault or harm a student

• refraining from conduct that could cause psychological damage to a student

• refraining from sexual conduct with a student

• refraining from harassing behaviour including sexual harassment

• refraining from unlawfully discriminating against any person