Kambaki stated this following the induction of 24 professional stage primary school teachers who passed out in 2018.
She said the teaching profession deals with the first stages of a child’s life and it is important that teachers are well aware of their code of ethics and professionalism.
The 24 yet-to-register teachers were taken through the importance of being in a position of trust.
Kambaki said one major concern is teacher-student affairs.
She said the teacher is in a position of trust and once an affair with a student sparks, it breaches the code of ethics and the teacher can be penalised with termination and/or face jail time.
Maprik has experienced at least eight cases of a teacher-student relationship in the last two years, where the teachers involved were dealt with accordingly.
One head teacher is in jail with rape charges.