Professional Ethics for China Faculty
China Government has decided to enforce strict norms regarding giving importance to adherence to professional ethics while recruiting faculty members to higher education institutions. A disclosure mechanism to expose ethics violations by teaching staff in higher education will be established, according to the Ministry of Education. Professional ethics have come first and foremost in faculty recruitment, the conferral of academic titles, teaching work placement, the selection of dissertation supervisors, teaching performance appraisals, and research fund applications at colleges and universities. They have been urged to institutionalize the dissemination of the country’s history among teaching staff and to include the educators’ code of ethics into faculty orientation and in-service training.