It certainly looks like the Education Council is cleaning house. Long overdue, I might add.
A teacher who helped her students cheat on assessments also provided tobacco to another student and smoked cigarettes with him.
Kuraroa Fay-Dorn Mitchell has had her registration cancelled after numerous incidents of helping students cheat on their tests, but claims she was a good teacher and was bullied out of her job.
The New Zealand Teachers Disciplinary Tribunal dealt with Mitchell’s matter earlier this year, but she refused to attend a hearing.
The Tribunal’s summary of facts said Mitchell would write 90 per cent of the students’ speeches for them and encourage them to memorise the speech. She would then write out the speech on a whiteboard and place it behind a camera the students had to give their speech towards. Read more »