Well done Graeme Edgeler, he complained to parliament about the Teachers Council making up their own rules, especially those protecting dodgy teachers by suppressing all details of their cases. Now a select committee has ruled on his complaint and says the Teachers Council needs to open up.
We need to know about ratbag teachers.
Teachers appearing before a disciplinary tribunal should be named, a parliamentary select committee has ruled.
The Teachers Council’s practice of automatically suppressing the names of school staff complained about is not in accordance with the Education Act, the MPs panel said.
Communities are not being told about teachers found guilty of physically or sexually abusing students – some of whom have been allowed to return to the classroom. Read more »