Dramatic rise in teachers being investigated by the Teaching Council

The number of Teaching Council decisions reached a five-year-high in 2020, with physical abuse of young people and inappropriate relationships with students the most common reasons for investigations.

It was the final lesson of the day and students in the year 10 class packed away their things.

The teacher said everyone would have to wait for the bell, but – after a brief exchange – a 14-year-old boy, swore, got up and walked out into the hall.

Things escalated quickly. Read more

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