Primary teachers say we’re at risk too

Dominion Post 28 Sep 06 Children as young as five with severe behavioural problems are committing extreme violence against primary teachers and other pupils, teachers say. Other young kids with …

Unruly students putting teachers at risk

NZPA 26 Sep 06 Deteriorating student behaviour is putting staff at risk and the Government needs to act, says the Post Primary Teachers Association. PPTA president Debbie Te Whaiti told the …

Teachers’ physical contact rules relaxed

NZPA 26 September 2006 New relaxed guidelines on physical contact between teachers and children are to be released today. The New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa (NZEI) guidelines cover …

No need to turn up at 24-hour school

Telegraph (UK) 25 Sep 06 A school with one of the country’s worst truancy records is to offer 24-hour teaching, allowing pupils to choose when – or indeed whether – …