Work done by the professional is usually distinguished by its reference to a framework of fundamental concepts linked with experience rather than by impromptu reaction to events or the application of laid down procedures. Such a high level of distinctive competence reflects the skilful application of specialised education, training and experience. This should by accompanied by a sense of responsibility and an acceptance of recognised standards.
Webster’s describes professionalism as “the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person.” I can see why people would say that about professionalism. However, I personally don’t fully understand the true meaning of professionalism. That might be because professionalism wasn’t an important part in my life. But now that I’m beginning to grow and learn more about my career and my future, professionalism is something that I’m going to have to work on in order to gain the skills to be respected in the business world.
Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector Level 3/4 Unit 008 Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Lifelong Learning
4.4 Professionalism (Professional) – Exhibit behavior and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society.
Professionalism, in the general sense, is upholding one's own profession to the highest standard. As a student in a doctor of physical therapy program, professionalism means to continuously expand my knowledge on rehabilitation, make strides to communicate with colleagues and patients alike, and uphold a set of ethical and fair morals. A commitment to the aforementioned duties will shape my future as a graduate student and as a rehabilitation professional.
Prior to the notion of professionalism amongst others, we must first focus upon and achieve professional expectations of oneself. The ideals of responsibility and accountability are achieved by truthfully acknowledging our own weaknesses in knowledge and skill. It is only by facing and overcoming our shortcomings head-on that we can improve our knowledge
Professionalism is a (1) Theoretical knowledge on which practical or skill based activity rests, considering this, I applied my theoretical knowledge such as differentiate, individual needs into my practice. (2) Professionalism is formal, accredited qualification, providing grounding in theoretical knowledge; according to these, I am doing my assignments and voluntary teaching practice to obtain a certificate. (3) Licence to practice or some proof of occupational competence; according to this, I showed my Confirmation of Student Enrolment on Initial Teacher Training letter to my manager to get a voluntary teaching practice. (4) Professionalism is a code of professional conduct or practice; I follow my organisation’s rules and regulations such as health and safety rules, equality and diversity, time keeping, etc. (5) Professionalism is a professional body that represents the interests of practitioners and regulates their activity in some way, in my teaching practice their awarding bodies are Tinder Foundation, BBC Learning English and British Council. They regulate my organisation’s lesson plans and activities in some way and I follow them. (handouts, 2014)
Comment on different documents on professionalism and what they have to offer. Identify and comment on key issues of professionalism conduct and accountability in the life long sector.
A professional is someone who has devoted a substantial amount of time to the development of the skills and qualities—academically and personally—specific to his or her field of interest. One of those many qualities is professionalism. However, unlike the title “professional,” professionalism cannot be grasped at some single point in time. Professionalism is a forever-moving goal, and even once an individual reaches a place where he or she is deemed professional, that person must continue to strive towards professionalism.
Professionalism often gets interpreted as the knowledge of one’s profession or vocation, but over the years, it has developed into much more than just the working knowledge and skills of the profession. It also encompasses the behavior and conduct of a person in their chosen field. The success of a person in the workforce is dependent on proper conduct, communication and team work besides efficiency in their work. Professionals often have questions like- What it means to be a professional? How communication and team work are effective tools in the workplace? These are important qualities for any professional to know before entering the workforce.
A professional classroom teacher must be open-minded and non-biased towards their students and their families. A professional classroom teacher must not let their own personal views affect their relationship with their students, their families, and their colleagues. Professionalism to me means treating every student, parent, and colleague the same with no regards for their race, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, ethnicity, or sexual preference.
What it means to be a professional and how this links to the PTPT code of conduct and the importance of professionalism.
What does really mean professionalism, and why it’s important to everyone? And can people be perfectly professional in every single day in their day-to-day roles, jobs or routine? This essay will cover all of these questions, hoping it help and
“The skill, good judgment, and the polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job”- this is what defined by popular “MERRIAM-WEBSTER” dictionary. As far as what we think about the term professionalism is that it is an application of mixture of abilities, skills, knowledge and commitments to an organization to which he/she is assigned. Every organization which recruits a person, expect the above qualities as a part of their professionalism. We will find almost the same definitions of it if we start looking in dictionaries but what professionalism is actually different that would be mentioned in dictionaries. Professionalism is not just the practical applications of concept and theoretical understanding; it is the