Student Code of Conduct
MUSIC TCHR expects students to follow this Code of Practice in order to ensure that: they benefit from their learning experiences; they are mindful of the need for safeguarding procedures, and; that their behaviour is responsible and respectful at all times.
Be your best self
- Students will act in a sensitive, considerate and responsible manner at all times. This includes both individual and group lessons.
- Any verbal or physical conduct that demeans others, in particular relating to ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or political beliefs will not be tolerated.
- Rules and Regulations
Get the most from your lessons
- Give yourself time to log into your lesson.
- You must use your MusicTCHR account for all course and lesson-related communications and access.
- The use of personal email accounts is not permitted.
- Do engage seriously with your learning – including doing any practice or assignments set by your teacher.
- Have the right resources to hand, including any sheet music, instruments and accessories.
Be safe and responsible
- Disruptive behaviour will not be tolerated.
- You should be dressed appropriately for the lesson
- Be in an environment that is quiet, safe and free from distractions.
- Where possible, students should not join virtual sessions from their bedroom.
- Mute microphones where appropriate, i.e. in a group lesson while the teacher is presenting to everyone.
- Students are strongly encouraged to have their camera turned on for the duration of a lesson.
A few do’s and don’ts
- Mobile phones should not be used during a lesson.
- Students must not create, download, store or transmit unlawful material, or material that is indecent, offensive, defamatory, threatening, discriminatory or extremist.
- Don’t record a lesson using your device tools, particularly of group activities. Your teacher has the ability to make a recording in accordance with current data protection laws.