Posts Tagged ‘Nigel Studdart’

Sacked teacher against homophobia in schools

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

A teacher sacked from a Catholic college in Northland for supporting students campaigning for gay rights has told a conference that more needs to be done to fight homophobia in schools. Nigel Studdart was dismissed from Pompallier College in Maunu in September after he helped students protest against comments made by the principal about gay Read more

Pompallier College teacher dismissed for gay marriage stance

Friday, September 21st, 2012

In Whangarei, New Zealand,  a teacher at Pompallier College, Nigel Studdart, has been dismissed. He had been suspended on full pay in August after he had supported a protest by students against the principal, Richard Stanton, who had expressed opposition to gay marriage and expressed concerns about gay parenting in the school newsletter. The Board of Trustees issued Read more