Canadian International School of Kuwait

Canadian International School of Kuwait

Code of Conduct


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Right to Privacy Policy

Academy respects a student’s right to privacy by following the guidelines set forth in the Family Educational Rights and  Privacy Act (FERPA). This law protects the privacy of a student’s education records. Academy must have written permission from the student/legal guardian in order to release information from that student’s education record.

Academy Student Code of Conduct

Academy adheres to set policies  to maintain the academic integrity  of its curriculum,  students, and  staff. The policies address the consequences for noncompliance, as noted below.  All students must read  and  sign the Student Code of Conduct below  in order to proceed with the enrollment process.

Academic Misconduct

Academic misconduct, in any form, is not tolerated. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, copying another student’s work or allowing another student to copy your work.

If academic misconduct is found,  the following consequences will result:

  • First offense: zero on the assignment, a written warning,  and  a note added to the records of the students involved.
  • Second offense: zero on the assignment and  a referral to the administration for possible withdrawal.

Defiance of Authority/Insubordination

Disobedience or noncompliance toward any staff member of Academy is considered insubordination. That includes refusal to maintain communication with Academy staff. An act of insubordination may occur in any situation or communication, including, but not limited to, in an email, during  a phone conversation, or in person.

If defiance of authority or insubordination is found,  the following consequences will result:

  • First offense: referral to Site Coordinator or Academy Administration.
  • Second offense: withdrawal  from program.
  • Computer Misuse

    Any student who attempts to access the secure information of   Vision Academy or  Vision  International or its affiliates in an improper manner, uses another student’s or staff member’s log-in information to gain access to information, intentionally attempts to obtain access to areas  or information not open to normal  access, or engages in any act similar to the above, has committed a computer misuse.


    If computer misuse  is  found,  the following consequences will result:


    • First offense: Depending on the nature of the offense, the consequences can include a written warning,  referral to a guidance counselor, suspended access to Academy courseware, or administrative referral possible withdrawal.


    • Second offense: Referral to the administration for possible withdrawal.


    Deviation from the above consequences: Notwithstanding anything in this Policy to the contrary,  Academy reserves the right to modify the consequences or action  taken  against a student violating this Policy in Academy’s sole discretion for reasons including, but not limited to, the severity of or damages caused by the violation or to ensure compliance with applicable law.




    Anti-Bullying Policy

    Cyber bullying, or bullying in any form, is not acceptable behavior for any student enrolled in classes  with  Vision Academy. Any student found  to be involved in these activities will immediately be withdrawn  from Academy.


     Vision Academy uses this definition of cyber bullying: cyber bullying is the use of the internet and  related technologies (cell phones, smart phones, etc.) to harass,  hurt, embarrass, or humiliate other people. Using these technologies to act

    or speak in a deliberate, repeated, and  hostile  manner with the intent  to harm others is also cyber bullying or cyber stalking.




    Internet Acceptable Use  Policy

    The internet is a compilation of many networks that supports the open exchange of information for research and educational purposes. The internet can be accessible to anyone, anywhere, anytime.  Students must understand that by using the network,  their actions can be monitored at any time by a teacher or administrator.




    InternetTerms and Conditions of Use

    • Users will not be abusive in Academy messages to others. They will not use offensive, obscene, or harassing language when using any Academy, its affiliates’ systems or software.


    • Users will not reveal personal addresses or phone numbers of other users.


    • Users will not post information if it violates  the policy of others, jeopardizes the health and  safety of students, plagiarizes the work of others, is a commercial advertisement, or is not approved by the teacher or school administrator. Users will accept responsibility for all materials they link to or upload.


    • Users shall promptly report any inappropriate material they receive.


    • Users will not attempt to log in to the network  using any other user’s name and  password.


    • Users accept and acknowledge that additional documents and  paperwork may be required, including but not limited to documents requiring agreement and  signature upon the request of Academy administration.
    • Any and  all student-produced web pages will be subject to the approval of the teacher or school  administrator.
    • Vandalism will result in the cancellation of privileges. Vandalism is defined as any malicious attempt to harm or destroy the data of another user, agency, or Academy. This includes, but is not limited to, the uploading or creation of computer viruses.In the event of a virtual field trip, all users will conduct themselves in accordance with the Policy or agreement applicable to the field trip.


      Academic Integrity Contract

      1. 1. I will do my own work.


      1. 2. I will not copy another person’s work, in whole or in part, and turn it in as my own.


      1. 3. I will not consult  unauthorized material or information during  tests  unless my teacher gives me permission.


      1. 4. I will not plagiarize.


      1. 5. I will not copy text, graphics, mathematics solutions, artistic layouts or presentations, or any ideas in any form from another source without proper citation.


      1. 6. I will not communicate exam information or answers  during  or following an exam.


      1. 7. I will not provide unwarranted access to materials or information so that credit  may be wrongly claimed by others.


      1. 8. I will not turn in an original paper or project more  than once  for different classes  or assignments.


      1. 9. I will not, in lab situations, falsify or fabricate data or observations, including computer output.