Posts Tagged ‘Teacher Misconduct’

Ex-charter school principal deregistered for fabricating exam at St Peter’s College Comments 0

Monday, July 24th, 2017

The founding principal of a charter school has been struck off the teachers register for fabricating an examination at his former school, St Peter’s College in Auckland. James Haggett, who now lives in Britain, resigned as founding principal of the charter school Middle School West Auckland on the students’ first day at the new school in February Read more

Teacher censured over serious misconduct Comments 0

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Melanie Hendriks who initiated sexual relationships with the St John’s College pupils when she was a drama teacher at the Hamilton schoolhas lost her teacher’s license. The disciplinary tribunal said her actions amounted to serious misconduct, and referred her to the police. The council’s decision said Hendriks “accepts the particulars” of the charge and that Read more

Not criminal for a teacher to have consenting sex with 17 year old pupil Comments 3

Friday, November 21st, 2014

A female teacher who allegedly had sex with two of her students cannot be prosecuted because the boys were over age and consenting – and it would be no different for a male teacher, a prominent lawyer says. The teacher resigned on Friday after allegations that she had sex with two students at St John’s Read more